Do you have a passion for politics? This program gives you the flexibility to design a degree to meet your specific needs and prepare you either for law school or a career in government, journalism, business or education. The curriculum reflects a diverse liberal arts background and allows you to concentrate in either government and law or international studies.
As a political science major, you'll be encouraged to complete an internship, which will provide practical, real-world experience that will give you a leg up as you enter your chosen career field.
Political science alum Anthony Costulas, discusses how Point Park has shaped his future plans.
You will receive a well-rounded education through Point Park's core curriculum and classes in your major. Some of the courses in the political science program include:
- Trial Law and Procedure
- Political Geography of the Middle East
- American Foreign Policy
- International Relations
- International Law
- Public Policy Issues
With a degree in political science, you will have the option to pursue various career opportunities, such as:
- Government Official
- Urban Planner
- Law Enforcement Official
- Foreign Service Officer