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Political Science

USAO’s political science program combines courses in public administration, public policy, American government, comparative government, international relations, and political theory to analyze the ideology and practice of political systems as well as political behavior.

Through the study of political science, students develop superior critical-thinking and communication skills as well as an insightful understanding of history, culture, and current events.

Our political science program provides the perfect foundation for students interested in further graduate work, as well as careers in government service, law, or criminal justice. We also offer a pre-professional program for students wishing to pursue a law degree.

Why Major in Political Science at USAO?

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Degree Checksheet

Political Science Degree Checksheet