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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?
Svitlana Kobzar, a 2004 Alma College graduate, works to influence European Union policies and the next generation of students who will change the world.
Alma graduate W. Robert Schultz III has spent decades working on issues ranging from the death penalty to marriage equality.
Maggie Peacock will teach English to secondary students in Malaysia. “I also am interested in working on local women’s issues and combating human trafficking during my time abroad,” she says.