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University of California, Riverside
Political Science B.A.
Political Sciences aims to provide an understanding of basic political processes and institutions as these operate in different national and cultural contexts. It encompasses the study of politics and political systems at the government but also the analysis of such phenomena as political behavior, political values, political change and stability, parties, bureaucracies, justice, national security, and international affairs.
The study of political science provides undergraduates with a variety of possible career opportunities in such areas as law, government service, education, journalism, and business. The Political Science Department offers undergraduate majors leading to B.A. degrees in Political Science, Political Science/Administrative Studies, Political Science/International Affairs, Political Science/Law and Society, and Political Science/Public Service.
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