Are you interested in pressing cultural, political, and social issues such as health, the environment, and civil rights? If so, political science can prepare you to become informed and engaged citizens and professionals of the United States and the world.
Political science is a vast academic discipline that analyzes the world of politics and government. A B.A. in political science integrates perspectives and methods from the humanities and the sciences to examine the process, systems, and political dynamics of all countries and regions of the world. Students in political science may learn about American government, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and public law. In addition to the knowledge and theories they learn, students also gain analytical, methodological, and communication (written and oral) skills.
Political science graduates are equipped for a wide range of exciting careers such government, law, non-profits, international organizations, business, campaigns and elections, education, journalism and polling, and public and private research think-tanks. In any of these careers, Auburn political science graduates can use their passion for and knowledge of political science to play an active role in the formation of government that allows society to exist and cultures to expand.
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