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California State University, Sacramento
Government, or Political Science, is devoted to study of the theory and practice of government and politics. At CSUS the fields of study are: Political Theory; Public Law; International and Comparative Politics; and American Governments, Politics and Policy. Over 70 courses cover all the major aspects of political science. Lower division courses satisfy General Education requirements and help to prepare students for advanced work.
The Government major complements a student''s liberal arts education with an emphasis on understanding the theoretical and practical aspects of government and politics. The Department offers both the BA and the minor in Government. The major is structured to provide students with a background in the basic fields of political science, as well as to permit them a range of choice in completing the program.
The Government Department offers several courses integral to interdisciplinary programs such as Ethnic Studies, Women''s Studies, California Studies, Canadian Studies, and Peace/War Studies. The Department also offers a joint Government-Journalism major with the Department of Communication Studies.
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