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December 10-16, 2023
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December 22 – January 1
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January 16, 2024
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Political Science

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Lee Ryan Miller

Courses in Political Science prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate institutions for a degree in Political Science or a related discipline. A background in Political Science and government prepares students for a wide range of careers in law, foreign service, political office, and with government agencies.

Specific career opportunities include administrator, book critic, budget analyst, campaign aide, city manager, city planner, Congressional district aide, consular officer, diplomatic officer, educator, elected official, election supervisor, foreign service officer, foreign trade specialist, fund raising director, intelligence specialist, labor relations specialist, lawyer, legislative aide, lobbyist, military officer, occupational analyst, paralegal, personnel manager, political economist, political scientist, public information officer, public opinion surveyor, public relations specialist, research assistant, reporter, and urban planner.