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Political Science

Political Science

Political Science is the study of the government, laws, and political systems that make up a society.

Careers in Political Science!

Career options include:

  • • Government or Elected Official
  • • Law Enforcement
  • • Campaign Management
  • • Nonprofit Administration


South offers the first two years of general education needed for a four-year degree in Political Science. Students can also take Political Science courses to fulfill general educational requirements, for personal enrichment, or to prepare for future study in this field.

Degree Information

Students preparing to major in Political Science can complete the required prerequisites as part of the Associate of Arts (AA) degree.

Associate of Arts Degree

Political Science Faculty

Learn more about our faculty and how to contact them on the faculty page.