Political Science deals with the theory and practice of politics and the analysis of political behavior. Students who select this field of study will work in the four major areas of political science (American government, international relations, comparative politics, and political philosophy) and will obtain the comprehensive foundation of knowledge that is necessary for successful transfer to a four-year university program.
Completion of the program is designed to result in an Associate of Arts degree and meets the general-education requirements of all Idaho public universities. Course selection should be coordinated to meet requirements for your intended transfer institution, if known.
Students who earn a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science often pursue careers in the following fields: law, government, business, international and national organizations, diplomacy, and education.
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