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A major in political science positions you to achieve your dreams, whether you hope to pursue a career in government, the public sector, law, business, journalism, international relations, finance, community organization or teaching. Our comprehensive curriculum gives you the broad knowledge and skills you need whether you plan to continue your education through graduate or law school or enter the workforce. Coursework in the program covers a broad range of interests, including courses in American government, international relations, political therapy, law, and research methodology.

A major or minor in political science also provides valuable preparation for seeking elected positions, serving as a community organizer or advocating for social change.


Go ahead... take the next step. Ignite your passion, discover your strength, and prepare to make a difference in the world. There is no ceiling to what you can do at WSSU. #BeTheNext

The faculty within the Social Science department challenged me beyond my wildest dreams. My professors were vested in my success on a personal level and made sure that I was prepared for intellectual and professional rigor upon graduating. 

Quiana Harris '16