Political Science focuses on the theory and practice of government and politics at the local, state, national, and international levels. Political Science addresses some of the core problems facing human society, including world peace, control over political competition, and the gap between the wealthy and the poor. This discipline focuses on addressing these and other issues systematically while still raising broad theoretical questions, which can help students, relate today's political debates to those debates about politics which have kept the theoretical tradition alive for over 2,000 years.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
The following is a sample of the many career options available for the political science major. Most require a bachelor's degree, and some require a graduate-level degree: research assistant, high school or college teacher, foreign service officer, lawyer, public administrator, writer, Congressman, journalist, public administrator, military service, and lobbyist.
For information or questions regarding this or other programs at College of the Siskiyous contact the Office of Academic Affairs.
Email: Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: (530) 938-5201