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Political Science

Political Science

In these courses, you will explore the major aspects of American politics, as well as the power of images and sounds to deliver political messages and shape our opinion of political issues. You will learn about local and state government, their policymaking processes, and major trends in metropolitan and suburban politics. You will gain greater understanding of current world issues as you compare the American, Canadian and German political systems, and engage in an introductory study of international relations.

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Political Science Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to American Politics
  • Politics in Film, Music & Art: Contemporary Political Issues
  • The Media and American Politics – Contemporary Political Issues
  • Local & State Government
  • International Politics
  • Comparative Systems: USA

Career Opportunities in Political Science

A bachelor’s degree in political science prepares you for careers that include news reporter, legislator, lobbyist, political fundraiser, political research analyst or, with a teaching certificate, high school government teacher.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in these courses transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in political science, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Political Science courses?

For more information, contact the Associate Dean, Social Science, at South Campus 586.498.4124,, or at Center Campus: 586.286.2140 or

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