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What is Political Science?

Political Science is the study of theory and practice of governmental politics at local, state, national and international levels. Political Science is also a social science academic discipline that coincides with other fields such as law, business, international relations, psychology and sociology. Political Science is fundamental to those that want to become knowledgable and understand  governmental institutions, practices, organizations and associations affiliated with politics. This field is structured to develop knowledge and understanding of American citizenship. 

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Why major in Political Science?


American Government

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