• Course Type
    Core Courses
  • Grade Level
  • Category
    Social Studies
  • Course Length
    One Semester

Political Science is an introduction to political science as an academic discipline. Students discover the origin, creation, and function of different political systems within the United States and across the globe. Students explore political theories, such as systems theory and the social contract theory. Additionally, students examine economic concepts, how countries interact with one another, international governmental organizations and nongovernmental organizations, and the role of media in politics while developing skills in research methodology.