The political science major seeks to help students understand and assess the discipline of political science, theories of politics, political systems and governmental structures, and the tools used in social science research. In addition, the Political Science major encourages students to develop their reasoning, analytic and communication skills, and to apply what they are learning to contemporary political issues.
The political science major particularly seeks to help students apply biblical perspectives to the study, practice and transformation of politics. In conjunction with Geneva′s core curriculum, the political science major provides students with a broad liberal arts background while training them in the discipline and equipping them for service in government, law, politics, teaching, policy analysis, private sector management, etc.
Recent grads are pursuing graduate school and careers in a variety of fields, including:
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