Political Science Courses

Earn a Political Science Degree

Examine the structure of government and political systems, as well as the interaction of individuals and institutions within those systems. Political Science courses offer valuable insight into these events on the local, state, national, and international levels.

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Political Science Degree

Guarantee admission to a Cal State school at junior standing with Political Science Degree for Transfer.


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Honors Program

Honors courses offer enriched educational experiences through challenging coursework, stimulating colloquia, and the opportunity to study with other students interested in the highest level of learning. Honors Program.

Career Outlook

Skills Needed

  • Ability to communicate
  • Media skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Argue and debate points
  • Leadership
  • Active listening
  • Ability to plan and develop strategies
  • Using history and data in decision making
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to build consensus
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Understanding data

Career Paths

If you don't know what to major in, or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.

Select Jobs in the Field

  • Politician or Political Campaign Staff
  • Lawyer
  • Activist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media Manager
  • Political Consultant
  • Marketing Research