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Political Science Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 023413
  • Phone: (210) 486-3000

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  • Phone: (210) 921-5270

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Political Science Degree

The political science program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers in federal, state, and local governments, as well as law, business, international organizations, nonprofit associations, campaign management and polling, journalism, electoral politics, and more. The program focuses the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Program courses include: political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of political institutions and processes. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer political science degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Political Science program at PAC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Political Scientists

  • Description:

    Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, political scientists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.9% from 2010 to 2020

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Political Science Programs in Texas

Political Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (A)
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St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B,M)
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Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (A)
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

140 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B,M)
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Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

130 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B,M)
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Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (A)