Political science is a study of governments, legal, and political systems. Do you have political issues you are passionate about or a strong sense of social justice? The Political Science emphasis prepares students to research and to think analytically and critically. Students will be given a broad overview of historical events while analyzing politics and practices from the state level to an international perspective.
Barton Community College's Political Science curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirement and core Political Science courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in Political Science. In addition to general education courses like Intro to Political Science and Government of the United States, we offer a variety of electives including International Relations, State and Local Government and Middle East in Modern Times. Electives must meet the requirements of your transferring institution. Students should coordinate with their advisor for transfer requirements.
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