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What can I do with a major in...?: Political Science

Career resources for your major.

About Political Science Major

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  • B.A. Political Science



"A degree in political science prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors, and serves as a foundation for law or graduate school."

- CNU Undergraduate Catalog

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Comparative Politics
  • Critical Analysis and Thinking
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Data Analysis/Interpretation
  • International Relations
  • Knowledge of American Political System
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Organizational Skills
  • Policy Interpretation
  • Political Theory
  • Public Speaking & Presentation Skills
  • Research

Next Steps

  • Take the FOCUS (use access code: captains to make your account) to see which careers match your interests
  • Explore where CNU grads with this degree are working/studying
  • Tailor your Resume to your interests

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