Careers in Political Science
Description of the Field
A bachelor's degree in political science can lead to a rewarding
career in a diverse array of fields including government, the
private sector and nonprofit organizations. It can also be a gateway
into other fields of study such as law, education and journalism.
Political science is a versatile discipline that offers you an understanding not only about how societies are governed but also the social, cultural and economic transformations that are taking place across the globe today. You will study political institutions, structures, organizations and systems. You will also learn about the distribution of power, how decisions are made and how conflicts take shape and are resolved. As a student of political science you will gain insight into human political behavior and political culture.
Source: American Political Science Association
Sample Careers in Political Science (links to O*Net Online)
Political Science at Columbus State
Coursework in Political Science is offered by the Department of Social Science. Please visit their site for information about their pre-major programs, course offerings, and faculty.