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.
Read about how this major will prepare you for a strong career.
A political science major can prepare you for a wide variety of career options including:
As an on-campus leader, Caitlyn Grimes, ’18, took advantage of all that Meredith College had to offer, including studying abroad three times, and landing internships that fed her passion for advocacy work.
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At Meredith, Jennifer Garcia, ’19, has worked toward her longtime aspiration to become an attorney, and each of her experiences has built toward this goal.
International studies major, Meredith Votes participant, and president of the History and Politics Club Ann Cox, ’18, said her love of politics was encouraged at Meredith.
Participating in student government early on at Meredith sparked an interest in politics for Cristy Villalobos, '17.
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.