Secondary Education and Political Science, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts with majors in Secondary Education and Political Science provides students with a broad background in political science and allow students to take all the necessary courses to meet state licensure to teach social studies, together with secondary teaching certification. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue secondary school teaching, graduate school, or an immediate career in a professional field.

What Do Political Science/Education Majors Study?

Political Science majors will develop an understanding of international and cross-cultural issues. Students also learn to think critically and evaluate political developments from both an observational and theoretical standpoint. Then they take courses specifically designed to help them become excellent educators.

What Can I Do With A Bachelor's in Political Science/Education?

Political Science graduates have gone on go to excel in a wide range of exciting fields, including:

  • Politics - lobbying, elected government official
  • Public service
  • Teaching at all levels, from elementary to graduate, including teaching English abroad

Why Get a Bachelor's in Political Science Here?

  • It is the only major where one can obtain practical knowledge and at the same time gain insights into the great issues of our age.
  • Majoring in political science will enable you to be a more rational citizen, a more constructive participant in public affairs and a better professional in any vocation that deals with the public domain, including important positions in corporations, government and nonprofit organizations.

What's Next?

If you're ready to declare Secondary Education and Political Science as your major, or just have more questions, make an appointment to talk with an academic advisors from the College of Education or the College of Liberal Arts.