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Political Science

Who gets what, when and how? The field of political science attempts to answer those questions.

At NMC, political science includes the study of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory and political economy.

Courses in political science are an important component of any liberal arts education, but are especially useful for students pursuing careers or advanced degrees in public policy, law, business, economics, social work, education and history.

Degrees in political science and public policy offer career opportunities in areas including education, policy research, law and international business.

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NMC Code 725

Political science as a field includes the study of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory and political economy. Undergraduate courses in political science are an important component of any liberal arts education as students gain important knowledge concerning the political structures that shape our world. Courses in political science are especially useful for students pursing careers or advanced degrees in public policy, law, business, economics, social work, education, history and, of course, politics.

Bachelors and graduate degrees in political science and public policy offer career opportunities in areas such as education, policy research, law and international business.

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