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Political Science

Political Science

Learn to analyze political issues; identify and critically evaluate the quality, bias, and arguments of scholarly research


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While most people think political science is about the study of governments and public policy, it also includes the study of voting and elections, political parties, campaign financing, interest groups, media, political theory and ideology and international relations.

Transfer Opportunities

The Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer at College of the Redwoods allows students to transfer seamlessly to a bachelor’s degree program at a CSU. A bachelor’s degree in political science can lead to exciting careers in government (at all levels), international organizations, nonprofit associations and organizations, campaign and electoral work, education and journalism.

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Ryan Emenaker

Ryan Emenaker

“For many students, community college is their first experience in higher education and I find it inspiring to be here at the beginning of their journey. I believe teaching here makes it easier to facilitate conversations at the other institutions.”

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Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Division

 George Potamianos, Dean

 Laura Meglemre, Administrative Secretary
 Arts & Humanities Division Office, CA-124

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