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Political Science

The Field

Political Science investigates systems of government and concentrates on the analysis of political activity, political behavior, and international relations both in theory and in practice.

In order to succeed in political science, students will need to develop strong reading, writing, critical thinking and analytical skills and demonstrate strong verbal and written communications skills.

Political Science at Skyline College

Students enrolled in Political Science classes at Skyline College will explore political systems as they relate to cultural and socio-economic environments. They will also study the relationships between nations and become familiar with the process of theorizing in political science.

While Skyline College does not offer a degree in Political Science, political science classes are a great way to fullfill General Education requirements for many degrees and to prepare for transfer to a four-year political science program.