Political Science

Are you curious about the effects of globalization? Trends in climate change, civil rights, and foreign policy? As a student of Political Science at SPSCC, you’ll learn about the fundamental structures and functions of government and become empowered as a responsible, effective, and informed participant in political communities. You’ll gain a valuable and diverse skillset in research, communication, community-building and analysis – all valuable tools for an array of future careers.

What's Different at SPSCC?

Involve yourself in a center of policy. Our proximity to the state capital provides several unique access opportunities for students interested in real-world policymaking experience.

Get a head start with student leadership. By becoming a member of SPSCC’s Student Senate, you’ll get valuable experience advocating for your student constituents to local policymakers – opening the door to several legislative internship opportunities in the future.

Continue your studies abroad. After earning your associate degree at SPSCC, you can continue to study political science abroad and earn your bachelor’s degree through one of our exciting international transfer programs. Soak in new experiences, broaden your horizons, and finish your 4-year degree abroad

What are you waiting for?

Contact Info

Degrees & Certificates

  • Government, Public Administration & Law

    Associate in Arts/Direct Transfer Agreement

    Degree Details

Careers in Political Science

Job Titles

  • Political Scientist

  • Social Science Researcher

  • Political Science Teacher

  • Sociologist