As a political science major, you will develop an awareness of the modern world in its many historical and political dimensions. You’ll learn to view other people and cultures objectively as you develop your writing, research, and critical thinking skills.
Students majoring in political science with a pre-law concentration take courses in political science as well as in elective areas including accounting, business, communications, criminology, English, social work among other fields.
A political science major can prepare you for a wide variety of career options including:
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Experiential learning including studying abroad, leadership roles, and undergraduate research provided Olivia Slack, ’22, with many opportunities to explore her interests while at Meredith College.
Organizations for political science majors include The History and Politics Club, which sponsors a variety of events on and off campus, ranging from a trip to Washington, D.C. to movie nights and guest speakers on current topics and issues.