DIVISION: Social Sciences
Political Science is a behavioral science where students examine governments and their various organizational structures. Students also analyze political activity and political behavior. Students focus extensively on the theory and practice of politics which is commonly thought of as determining the distribution of power and resources. Students of political science look at relationships and determine outcomes such as revolutions, coups, etc. Political Science draws on many different disciplines in order to determine organizations and actions of states.
The Political Science courses at PCC cover an array of topics designed to help you comprehend how you, your nation, and the contemporary world have been shaped by historical events and forces. Earn an AA-T Degree in Political Science and leave PCC with an excellent foundation for a broadly based education in the liberal arts.