POLITICAL SCIENCE

Why Poli Sci?

If you find yourself intrigued by American politics, international affairs, power, institutions, and behavior, studying political science may be for you. Political Science offers insights into how leaders acquire and maintain power, how social movements start and gain momentum, and how governments and other institutions run with efficiency and transparency.

 

At Harford Community College, we offer a political science degree that can prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree.

Program Overview

 

Program Requirements:

Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts International Relations Concentration

 

No. of Credits:

Associate of Arts: 60

 

Contact:

Stephanie Hallock

443.412.2262

shallock@harford.edu

 

Admissions

443.412.2109

 

Accreditation:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

 

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your political science studies.

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What kind of courses can I expect to take?

Develop a strong background in political science through required courses and electives like these at Harford:

American National Government

State and Local Government

Introduction to International Relations

Introduction to Law

Urban Government and Politics

History of the United States

What can I do when I complete this program?

With a degree in political science at Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree while gaining foundational knowledge to analyze issues/events through historical and contextual lenses.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • University of Maryland
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • UMBC
  • Loyola University
  • Towson University
  • University of Baltimore
  • Salisbury University
  • Morgan State University

Potential Careers

  • Lobbyist
  • Lawyer
  • Diplomat or foreign service officer
  • Political scientist
  • Professor
  • Business executive
  • Political consultant
  • Government official
  • Policy analyst
  • Legislative assistant
  • Public opinion researcher or pollster

Who teaches this program?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for yourself and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.

How do I get started?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.