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.
No. of Credits:
Associate of Arts: 60
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.
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
- Loyola University
- Towson University
- University of Baltimore
- Salisbury University
- Morgan State University
- Diplomat or foreign service officer
- Political scientist
- Business executive
- Political consultant
- Government official
- Policy analyst
- Legislative assistant
- Public opinion researcher or pollster