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Political Science Major

A major in Political Science at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of the political process. As you consider an array of colleges with Political Science majors near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for Political Science taught with a Christian worldview. A Grace College Political Science degree will help you make workable connections between promoting justice and law policy, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a Political Science career. With a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in government, teaching, law, and countless other areas. 

Future Politician, the way forward is Grace.

Political Science is one of the most popular degree programs in colleges and universities across the nation. At Grace College, students find rich opportunities to learn the inner workings of the political process while being challenged with the Christian responsibility to promote peace and justice in a troubled world.

Students who want a political science degree along with a concentrated focus on foreign language work are encouraged to complete the B.A. in Political Science. This degree program retains the strong emphasis on both theory and applied learning as well as the strong integration of faith and learning. Those who do not desire a language component, but want the ability to conduct statistical research should choose the B.S. option.

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Educational Focus

  • State Government
  • Local Government
  • Pre-Law

Internship Opportunities

  • Indiana Elected Officials (Democrat or Republican)
  • U.S. Representatives (Regional Offices)

Career Opportunities

  • Government
  • Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Professor
  • Media
  • Social Justice

Political Science Major is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Attracted to Questions of Christian Citizenship
  • Inspired to Research and Write
  • Looking for Ways to Serve
  • Interested in How Political Systems Work
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