Political Science

Political Science

Students wanting to enter politics, journalism, business or teaching, and students wanting to pursue graduate studies in political science or who want to prepare for employment in international agencies concerned with foreign affairs normally choose the General Political Science program. The flexibility of this program makes it a logical choice for those who wish to sample a wide variety of courses within the political science discipline. The undergraduate major in political science is designed to provide students not only with a broad education in political and other social sciences but also with the analytical skills essential in many professions.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in political science pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of international and domestic affairs, local government systems, communication, and law.

Alumni work at:

  • Detroit Regional Chamber
  • State of Michigan
  • United States Congress
  • Teach for America
  • JDRF International
  • US Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Truscott-Rossman PR Firm

Alumni work as:

  • Account Executives
  • Attorneys
  • Data Analysts
  • Policy Analysts
  • Policy and Outreach Coordinators
  • Teachers
  • Constituent Relations Representatives

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