What is a major in political science?
The Political Science Major and Minor. Students may major in political science as a general program of study, or they may concentrate in one of six areas: (1) American politics, (2) comparative politics, (3) international relations (4) political theory, (5) public law, and (6) public policy.
Political science is the study of politics and power from domestic, international, and comparative perspectives. It entails understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior, as well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.
- What You Can Do With a Degree in Political Science
- 10 Job Options for Political Science Majors.
- Policy Analyst.
- Legislative Assistant.
- Public Relations Specialist.
- Social Media Manager.
- Marketing Research Analyst.
- Political Consultant.
- Communication studies integrates aspects of both social sciences and the humanities. As a social science, the discipline often overlaps with sociology, psychology, anthropology, biology, political science, economics, and public policy, among others.
- Most political scientists need to complete either a master's or Ph.D. program. To be admitted to a graduate program, applicants should complete undergraduate courses in political science, writing, and statistics. Applicants also benefit from having related work or internship experience.
Political methodology is a subfield of Political science that studies the quantitative methods used to study politics. It combines statistics, mathematics, and formal theory. Political methodology is often used for positive research, in contrast to normative research.
- Physics and astronomy
Field Person/s considered "father" or "mother" Experimental physics (founder) Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen) Modern astronomy Nicolaus Copernicus Nuclear physics Ernest Rutherford Nuclear science Marie Curie Pierre Curie
- Friedrich Wöhler
Updated: 26th September 2018