Political Science (Minor)
Gain keen insights into the world of politics.
Understand the social and economic forces that affect governments around the world with a minor in Political Science.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
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Why Study Political Science at UND?
When you study political science, you gain keen insights into the social and economic forces that affect governments around the world. You'll take classes in public policy, international relations, comparative politics and similar topics, while rounding out your education with a spectrum of liberal arts courses that foster critical and independent thinking. The curriculum is flexible, allowing you to tailor your education to match your career goals. Depending on the electives you take, you can focus on pre-law, international relations, political activism or public policy.
With an emphasis on hands-on learning, UND students are encouraged to take internships — in the past, our students have worked with the North Dakota and Minnesota Congressional delegations, government agencies, law firms and judges.
Gain the Insights to Lead
By learning from experienced professionals, UND students gather the insights necessary to succeed.
UND Political Science Alumni
Political Science alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Wells Fargo & Company
- United States Department of the Army
- Booth Group
- Ford Motor Company
- Grand Forks Public Library