Taxes. Education. Community laws. Healthcare.
Government and politics influence our lives and affect nearly every aspect of it. That’s why it’s important to understand the principles at work behind the decisions.
As a Political Science major at Redlands, you will
- Examine world events from a variety of perspectives
- Discover the origins of government and how they are structured
- Gain an understanding of why governments thrived or failed
- Political relationships
- Political power
- Public policy
- Ethnic movements
In the program, you will
- Learn to think critically about behavior in political settings
- Have the opportunity to get “up close and personal” with our nation’s capital through our Washington Semester Program
- Have the opportunity to spend a May term working on policy making with Redlands alumni, or intern for senators, representatives, executive agencies, lobby organizations and the Washington media through the Tinker Scholar Program
With a degree in political Science from Redlands, you will have what it takes for a career in public administration, local government or in Washington, D.C.