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Majors / Programs

Political Science


Political science is the study of government and politics. It commonly includes fields such as Government, International Relations, Comparative Government, Political Philosophy, Constitutional Law, and Public Administration. Political science is one of the most popular undergraduate majors for those bound for law school. A growing area for political science majors is working for public interest groups and as a lobbyist.

Sample Careers

Lobbyist, Political Aide, City Manager, International Relations Representative, FBI/CIA Agent, Market Research Analyst, Lawyer

Additional Resources

Course Syllabi: Search this section for specific syllabi offered at NWC.

Scholarship Opportunities

NWC offers a variety of scholarships. We invite you to access more scholarship information on these opportunities.


Steve Walker
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Northwest College
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