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Political Science

Undergraduate

About the Program

The political science minor offers a variety of courses designed to provide you with an understanding of historical and political processes. While pursuing political science at Olivet, you will be introduced to advanced research, writing and social science research methods.

Why this minor?

A degree with a minor in political science provides excellent preparation for law school, government work, foreign service, and various service industries and institutions.

Below is a sampling of Political Science courses offered. A full listing of courses can be found in the Academic Catalog on page 112.

Courses in the Program

POS 310 - Michigan Government and Politics
POS 317 - American Foreign Policy in the 20th Century
POS 320 - The Legislative Branch: The Working Congress
POS 330 - Public Administration, the Courts, Law Enforcement, and the Police
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