Point Park political science alumna Ashleigh Henry is an attorney for the Ohio Board of Regents.
Earn a Political Science Degree in Downtown Pittsburgh
Do you have a passion for politics? With a major in political science, you have the flexibility to design a degree to meet your specific needs and prepare you either for law school or a career in government, journalism, business or education. Our political science Bachelor of Arts degree curriculum reflects a diverse liberal arts background and allows you to concentrate in either government and law or international studies.
As a political science major, you'll be encouraged to complete an internship, which will provide practical, real-world experience that will give you a leg up as you enter your chosen career field.
Political science alumnus Anthony Costulas discusses how Point Park has shaped his future plans.
B.A. in Political Science Course Offerings
You will receive a well-rounded education through Point Park's core curriculum and classes in our political science major. Some of the courses include:
- Trial Law and Procedure
- Political Geography of the Middle East
- American Foreign Policy
- International Relations
- International Law
- Public Policy Issues
Political Science Jobs
With a political science degree, you will have the option to pursue various career opportunities, such as:
- Government Official
- Urban Planner
- Law Enforcement Official
- Foreign Service Officer