Political scientists are concerned with generating and testing theories about human interactions, specifically in the political arena. Within the Department of Political Science, undergraduate students may choose to further specialize in five concentrations: advanced political science; American politics and public affairs; comparative politics; international politics; and public law.
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Political science students gain analytical skills, administrative competence and communication abilities valued in a wide spectrum of professional fields. A degree in political science can lead to exciting careers in federal, state and local governments; law; business; international organizations; nonprofit organizations; campaign management and polling; journalism; electoral politics; research or teaching.