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Courses in the social sciences prepare students to engage within human society. Through courses such as economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, history, and psychology, students may gain a better understanding of how the world around them works.

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Simpson College

We like to say "politics is life" at Simpson College. Where else can you find this many leadership opportunities? Simpson's distinctive program includes the Capitol Hill ... [+]

We like to say "politics is life" at Simpson College. Where else can you find this many leadership opportunities? Simpson's distinctive program includes the Capitol Hill Internship (CHIP) semester in Washington, D.C., the Culver Public Policy Center and Fellowship, a nationally ranked Speech and Debate Team, Model United Nations, Simpson Political Survey, and May term travel to Brazil, Great Britain, and Washington, D.C.

Full Course Brochure: https://issuu.com/kedronbardwell/docs/polisci_brochure2015 What are the required courses for a Political Science major? PoSc 101 American Government PoSc 240 World Politics PoSc 385 Senior Seminar One course in Comparative Politics: PoSc ... [-]
USA Indianola
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Simpson College

Want to get inside the minds of world leaders and learn from their decisions? If you are interested in global issues and diplomacy, the International Relations (IR) is th ... [+]

Want to get inside the minds of world leaders and learn from their decisions? If you are interested in global issues and diplomacy, then International Relations (IR) is the perfect major for you! In IR, you’ll learn about Latin American politics, Asian history, world religions, and much more. Then test your diplomacy skills as you compete with students from other colleges at the Model U.N. Conference.

What are the required courses for an International Relations major? PoSc 130 Model United Nations (SUGGESTED, not required) PoSc 240 World Politics PoSc 340 Politics of a Changing World PoSc 385 Senior Seminar

Three of the following: (at least two from Political Science)

PoSc 230 West European Politics PoSc 231 Politics of Russia and Eastern Europe PoSc 232 Asian Politics PoSc 233 Latin American Politics Span 213 Latin American Culture and Civilization* Hist 309 Contemporary Europe Hist 275 History of India Hist 276 History of China ... [-]
USA Indianola
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Buena Vista University (BVU)

Advise governments, organizations or businesses on political issues. Continue on to law school and become a federal prosecutor or litigation attorney. ... [+]

Bachelor in Political Science

Advise governments, organizations or businesses on political issues. Continue on to law school and become a federal prosecutor or litigation attorney. Serve as a campaign staff member in the next presidential election cycle. In addition to providing a solid foundation for continuing on to graduate school or law school, a political science degree can lead to an exciting career in government, business, education or politics after graduation from BVU.

As part of your studies, you will work closely with highly qualified faculty and gain an ample understanding of the political forces that shape our lives. You will develop critical thinking, research, and communication skills, as well as acquire sophisticated knowledge of political behavior, governmental processes, constitutional principles, the law, and global affairs. Early on, you will develop professional skills through world-class internships, research projects, co-curricular activities and travel opportunities. These practical, hands-on applications will enhance your overall learning experience, broaden your perspectives, and provide you with valuable preparation for a wide variety of careers. As a political science major at BVU, you will hone your analytical and problem-solving abilities and become a more socially responsible and active citizen. Because the political science major complements a variety of other programs, including English, public administration, science or business, many students often declare it as a second major.... [-]

USA Storm Lake
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Buena Vista University (BVU)

Write persuasive speeches for political candidates. Advise lawyers and police officers about how to interview crime witnesses. ... [+]

Bachelor in Psychology

Write persuasive speeches for political candidates. Advise lawyers and police officers about how to interview crime witnesses. Complete research projects exploring cutting-edge questions about how the mind works. As a psychology major at BVU, you will receive a combination of high-quality academics and practical experience that will allow you to gain a competitive edge and pursue a career in a variety of fields or continue on to graduate school.

At BVU, psychology is studied as a science. As part of your studies, you will examine the complexities of human behavior and the forces that drive it. You will formulate and test hypotheses using valid research methods and statistical analyses, conduct original research, present at regional conferences, and learn to understand scientific journal articles. The program will expose you to many topics including human development, gender roles, memory, neurobiology, industrial psychology and behavior modification. You will also complete a year-long course in which you will design an independent research project under the guidance of expert faculty. Because every career is benefitted by an ample understanding of human behavior, many students often declare psychology as a second major or study psychology as a minor.... [-]

USA Storm Lake
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Upper Iowa University

A major in psychology prepares students to interpret psychology theory by utilizing scientific methodology to understand, predict, and analyze human behavior. ... [+]

Why study Psychology?

A major in psychology prepares students to interpret psychology theory by utilizing scientific methodology to understand, predict, and analyze human behavior. Throughout the coursework, students will learn and understand how individuals think, relate to others, act, feel, and develop. Students will also investigate individual differences and understand how the environment affects human behavior.

Courses

Coursework in psychology will prepare students for an increased understanding of learning and cognition, individual differences, biological bases of behavior, and developmental changes in behavior. There is some flexibility built into the major to accommodate student preferences, such as the ability to take coursework in preparation for graduate school, courses introducing counseling and therapy techniques, etc. Students are also required to complete an internship, special project, or senior project toward the end of their academic career. Students interested in applied experiences typically select an internship. Those students who wish to go on to graduate school are encouraged to work on a special project involving research assisted by a psychology faculty member.... [-]

USA Fayette
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
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