Political Science (ESI)

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Students of this academic discipline will understand how political systems were forged and operate through the analysis of government structures, political theory and public policy throughout the world. American politics, international relations, political theory and policy, and comparative politics are the main subdivisions of political science.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog

Related Major Skills

Able to develop and market ideas
Analytical thinking
Computer literate
Interact with diverse populations
Leadership abilities
Oral and written communication
Research skills
Team worker
Understanding of community needs
Work well under pressure



Sample Work Settings

Colleges and Universities
Consumer Affairs Office
Court System
Defense Department
Environmental Protection Agency
Executive Office of the President
Labor Unions
Law Firms
Market-Research Departments
Non-Profit Public Service Agencies
Peace Corps or Foreign Service
Political Action Committees
Political Candidates
Public Interest Groups
Public Relations Firms