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Political Science

Do you ever wonder about how taxes are calculated or how the cost of a speeding ticket is determined? Do you dream of making a difference in politics or through community service? You can Move Mountains for your country, your community and yourself with a Political Science degree from ACC. 

You will learn about and analyze political and governmental institutions and processes, including the conduct of government and the creation of government policy. You will also study the structure and activities of political parties and the social, cultural, ethnic and historical factors that drive these activities.

Why Political Science?

Employers in both the private and public industry value a political science student because of the skills earned through this program. As a political science student at ACC, you will learn how to analyze, communicate and implement a number of diverse strategies when it comes to approaching business and community problems. We will help you acquire skills most important in a globalizing economy and society:

  • Writing
  • Communications
  • Critical Analysis

A background in Political Science opens doors to a wide variety of career paths. In fact, a National Bureau of Economic Research study in 2012 states that Political Science is #8 in the Top 15 Best Paying College Degrees. (ThinkAdvisor)

Why choose Political Science at ACC?

  • Our faculty members are committed to teaching as their top priority, encourage one-on-one student access, and provide mentoring.
  • Classes are small and have a strong commitment to engaging, practical approaches to learning.
  • We offer a number of Guaranteed Transfer courses that will provide the foundation for a successful four-year degree in Political Science or related fields.