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A Versatile Major

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Political science students have a wide variety of career options after graduation. Graduates pursue jobs in government, law, business, teaching, non-profit and more! 

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The Political Science program at Alma College is designed to help students become more effective citizens and professionals.

Our goal is to help you discern the answers to the following questions:

  • How do government and politics operate both within the United States and in foreign countries?

  • How do nations and people interact in the international arena? What consequences result from these activities?

  • How can we use knowledge to promote our human and social values through the political process?

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