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Political Science majors get active with abstract concepts. You’ll dig into how political institutions affect contemporary issues and controversies in the United States and internationally. You’ll also explore regional policies unique to the American West. You can intern with public interest groups, in legal offices, and as a legislative aid to elected officials. And by graduation, you will be thinking independently, communicating effectively, and navigating professionally in our multicultural, integrated, and ever-evolving world.
Once you graduate, you are qualified for any related graduate program or law school. Earning this degree also leads to careers in such fields as:
For any career, this degree establishes your evidence-based analytical skills, research techniques, and the ability to communicate your findings and theories effectively. You will gain demonstrable experience with real-world political engagement and academic research.
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Our graduates have attended these graduate and law schools:
“Choosing to study Political Science at Fort Lewis has been one of the most beneficial and rewarding decisions of my life. Not only did I have the opportunity to expand my knowledge of the political realm on all levels, but immersive discussions and compelling discourse challenged me to become a better thinker, a better citizen, and better equipped to help solve the political and social problems our world faces. I grew as a student and a person, but I also gained friends and mentors who I know I will keep in touch with for the rest of my life.”
- Meagan Prins, Class of 2016
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