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What You Learn

You develop advanced communication and reasoning skills while learning about the workings of political systems.

  • Enrich your understanding of how governments work

  • Study domestic and foreign policy

  • Prepare to have a meaningful share in public discourse

  • Interpret data and utilize quantitative and qualitative research methodologies

  • Get an inside view of the political process, discovering ways to harness and leverage power

Kean political science majors can choose to specialize in international/comparative politics or pursue a teaching certification. You can also complete your degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River.

B.A. in Political Science

Curriculum Sheets and 4-Year Plans

Charles Boateng, Ph.D.
J103 Hutchinson Hall
School of Social Sciences

Charles Boateng
Gilbert Kahn
Jacqueline Keil
Lawrence Chang
Nazih Richani

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

After Kean

Kean political science graduates have a variety of vibrant careers in both the public and private sectors. Popular jobs for political science majors include:

  • Writer  
  • Policy analyst
  • Legislative aide
  • Speech writer
  • Campaign staffer
  • Lobbyist
  • Public servant
  • Attorney
  • Public relations specialist

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