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Political Science

Gain a global perspective

Whether you are working on your general education requirements or plan to major in political science at a four-year school, Harper College offers a wide variety of political science courses that fit your needs and interests. Learn about how American political system works, and gain global perspective by studying governments around the world.

Political science courses are open to students taking general education requirements, as well as community members who would like to expand their knowledge and engage in conversation of government, politics, and current events.

Start at Harper. Finish at a four-year university.

The Associate in Arts (AA) degree prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in political science. Speak with your advisor about the best courses to take to meet your academic goals.

Harper also offers institution-specific transfer information to help prepare you to transition to a four-year university. To learn more, visit our Transfer Information page or see your advisor.


Next steps

For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.

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Last Updated: 4/8/24