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Political Science: Getting Started

What is Political Science?

Beginning of the Constitution

The primary objectives of the Political Science program are to meet general education requirements for American Institutions and Social Sciences for the associate degree and to complete general education requirements for baccalaureate degrees. Political science is the study of human behavior as it relates to political situations. It involves the examination of institutions, processes, people, ideas and policies. The study of political science develops cultural literacy, critical thinking and other useful skills-- Description from Political Science department website, accessed 07/15/13.

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