Engaged Citizenship

 

Today’s political climate creates prime opportunities for study, whether locally, nationally or internationally. 

Political science studies help answer the broad questions about governmental development and functions, societal values and public life, and prepare students with valuable leadership skills to enter civic discourse as engaged citizens with confidence.

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Access

Access to bachelor's degrees for more people, where potential trumps privilege, and tenacity and commitment matter more than one’s academic past. Honors Program? We’ve got you covered there, too.

Attentive

Attentive education that focuses on your success with faculty mentorships that linger after graduation. Standards are high, but you’ve got this with access to tutoring and professors who are engaged in your success.

Affordable

GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture and affordable tuition educate today's careers, and change the future for students at all levels, of all ages, from all walks of life.

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Political Science Concentrations

American government

The bachelor's degree in political science is for students interested in a wide range of career choices, including government service, advocacy, legislative assistance, international non-government organizations, non-profit management, education, law school and graduate school.

Comparative politics

The bachelor's degree in political science is for students interested in a wide range of career choices, including government service, advocacy, legislative assistance, international non-government organizations, non-profit management, education, law school and graduate school.

General political science

The bachelor's degree in political science is for students interested in a wide range of career choices, including government service, advocacy, legislative assistance, international non-government organizations, non-profit management, education, law school and graduate school.

International relations

The bachelor's degree in political science is for students interested in a wide range of career choices, including government service, advocacy, legislative assistance, international non-government organizations, non-profit management, education, law school and graduate school.

The bachelor's degree in political science is for students interested in a wide range of career choices, including government service, advocacy, legislative assistance, international non-government organizations, non-profit management, education, law school and graduate school.

Public administration

The bachelor's degree in political science is for students interested in a wide range of career choices, including government service, advocacy, legislative assistance, international non-government organizations, non-profit management, education, law school and graduate school.

Teacher certification

The bachelor's degree in political science is for students interested in a wide range of career choices, including government service, advocacy, legislative assistance, international non-government organizations, non-profit management, education, law school and graduate school.

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Careers and Grad School Prep

  • Education
  • Government service
  • Advocacy
  • International non-government organizations
  • Journalism
  • Labor relations
  • Law
  • Non-profit management
  • Policy or public opinion analysis
  • Public affairs, communications

Engaged Learning

GGC fosters partnerships with local community organizations to provide tangible experiences that move portfolios to the top of the employment pile.

  • Student Government Association
  • Journalistic assignments, on campus (The Globe) and in the community
  • Academic conference presentations
  • Internships
  • Service learning

GGC also creates global engagement through internationalized i‑courses and study abroad opportunities.

 
What can I do with this Major?Career Exploration / Readiness

Minors, Certificates, Certifications

Minors, certificates and certifications add value and enhance degrees for enrolled degree-seeking students. Learn more about available professional certificate programs for non-degree seeking students.

African American studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an African American studies minor.

Anthropology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an anthropology minor.

Biology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biology minor.

Biomedical sciences for academic enhancers certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences for academic enhancers certificate.

Biomedical sciences for career changers certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences for career changers certificate.

Business administration minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business administration minor (non-business majors).

Business intelligence certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business intelligence certificate.

Chemistry minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a chemistry minor.

Creative writing minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a creative writing minor.

Criminal justice / criminology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a criminal justice / criminology minor.

Cybersecurity certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a cybersecurity certificate.

English minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an English minor.

Film minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a film minor.

Gender studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gender studies minor.

Geography minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a geography minor.

Gerontology certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gerontology certificate.

Global studies certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a global studies certification.

History minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a history minor.

Information Technology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an information technology minor.

Integrative arts minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a integrative arts minor.

Latin American studies certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Latin American studies certificate.

Mathematics minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a mathematics minor.

Musical studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a musical studies minor.

Paralegal certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a paralegal certification.

Physics minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a physics minor.

Political science minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a political science minor.

Professional studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a professional studies minor.

Religious studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a religious studies minor.

Sociology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a sociology minor.

Spanish for professionals certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish for professionals certificate.

Spanish minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish minor.

TESOL certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a TESOL certification.

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Get Involved

Challenge. Question. Collaborate. Contribute.

Unique to GGC’s focus on student engagement, faculty invite students at all levels – including freshmen – to collaborate on research projects, conference presentations, even co-authoring articles published in academic journals.

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