PART OF THE PUBLIC POLICY, SOCIETY, AND IDENTITY FLIGHT PATH

Minor: Political Science
(PS)

Politics is the making of collective decisions. Understanding the dynamics of politics, and how to make them serve you, is a critical element of understanding and shaping your own life. The minor in Political Science teachers you how collective decisions are made-- and how you can have a role in them-- across all the arenas of your life. Our program prioritizes a concrete skills set of critical thinking, analytic and writing abilities, and sharp communication. These skills and knowledge lead graduates into a huge range of careers in government, law, political activism, international affairs, business, journalism, social studies teaching, and organizational management.

 
TOP FIVE REASONS TO STUDY Political Science
  1. Understand how decisions are made in government, society and the economy.

  2. Perceive how power is exercised locally, nationally, and globally.

  3. Hone your writing, communications, and analytical skills.

  4. Engage directly with social and political issues.

  5. Prepare yourself for a wide variety of future career decisions.

Political Science

College of Arts and Sciences
541-346-4864
polisci.uoregon.edu

 
COURSES YOU
MAY NEED

     

MINOR CREDITS

Required         0 credits
Electives       24 credits


Total       24 credits

WHERE CAN I GO? WHAT WILL I LEARN? MAJORS COMMONLY
COMBINED WITH:
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