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Learn about the interaction of people, institutions, governments, and states.
Aristotle provided us with many great insights through his writing and teaching; two of the most significant are that humans are political animals and that "politics is the master science." Our Political Science degree program will give you a strong foundation to stand on if you plan to pursue a political, legal, or become involved in the government.
By undertaking the study of political science, you'll learn the fundamentals of human behavior and how we work together to govern. Our Political Science degree program will teach you about the interaction of people, institutions, governments, and states. It will teach you to become a true citizen of the country or the world by exploring how elected officials achieve office, how laws are made, how and why states and other agents in the international system interact with each other, how and why wars happen, how we can facilitate international cooperation, and why governments are necessary.
Students who complete the Elmira College Political Science degree program, whether as majors or minors, often go on to study law or to further their study of politics in graduate school.
A Political Science minor can compliment a variety of majors.
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From government to business and law, Political Science will open up different career paths to you.
Gain experience and become more involved in your Political Science studies through different opportunities.
Our Political Science faculty will help you understand how politics shape the world.
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