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Political Science Major

Major Overview

42-43 credits

Why political science - public administration/public policy?
This major prepares students for governmental careers, law or graduate school through the development of a factual understanding of American government and administration, politics, policy and institutions, and international issues.

Career Options
Government executives and legislators; government lawyers; judges; news analysts, reporters, and correspondents; public interest advocates; public interest lawyers

High School Preparation
Comparative Government and Politics; English; Foreign Language; Statistics; U.S. Government and Politics; U.S. History; World History

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

Interested in Political Science or Global Studies?
Learn more at the Political Science/Global Studies Hub

For more information contact:
Social Science Chair & Political Science Program Coordinator
David Lynch, Ph.D.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1430
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1526