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A Major in Political Science

Description of Major

 This major educates students about politics and government, both in the United States and around the world.           

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, law, politics, education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for political science graduates, including:

Account Executive  Law Enforcement Officer 
Advocate  Lawyer 
Archivist  Legal Assistant 
Attorney  Literary Agent 
Business Development Officer  Lobbyist 
Campaign Manager  Media Analyst 
City Manager  News Reporter 
Community Relations Director  Paralegal 
Congressional Aide  Parole / Probation Officer 
Consultant  Political Consultant 
Consumer Advocate  Political Pollster 
Foreign Correspondent  Politician 
Foreign Service Officer  Professor
Government Intelligence Analyst  Public Opinion Interviewer 
Government Official Public Policy Analyst 
Human Resources Professional Public Relations Specialist 
International Banker  Security Director
Labor Organizer  Terrorism Expert