Political Science Major
What is political science? It is the study of government, law, and politics at the local, state, national and international levels. A political science bachelor's degree is a practical liberal arts degree that will open a lot of doors for various career paths depending on your interests. As a political science major at SBU, you will develop valuable skills in research, analytical reasoning and communication that will serve you well as you pursue graduate studies or your career goals.
You can easily combine your political science degree with another major, such as history, communication or criminal justice, to add greater depth to your academic plan.
SBU's political science major will prepare you for various job opportunities in government, public or private sector, international relations, inter-government and NGOs, newspapers, academia, lobbying and more. The political science degree at SBU is also the leading major our pre-law students select when preparing for law school.
The Political Science degree is offered through SBU's College of Education and Social Sciences.