Political Science/History

Major in Political Science/History at USF

A bachelor’s degree in Political Science/History from the University of Sioux Falls will give you a solid foundation for your career in politics, government administration, law, teaching, journalism, or any profession requiring knowledge of public affairs and research skills.

Reasons to Major in Political Science/History

As a Political Science/History major at a private university, you will:

  • Gain insight into the role of the political system in a complex society that values individual rights
  • Understand the history of the constitutional foundation from which the American political system has developed

Political Science/History Degree Options

Your Political Science/History degree options at USF include:

At USF, majors in Political Science/History must meet the liberal arts core requirements as well as take a minimum of 36 semester hours of study.

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Careers for Political Science/History Majors

Are you asking yourself, "What can I do with a Political Science/History degree?" We have the answer. USF’s Political Science/History majors take top jobs in great careers and many go on to pursue advanced degrees.

  • Archivist
  • Curator
  • History Teacher, Postsecondary
  • Judge, Magistrate Judge and Magistrate
  • Lawyer
  • Museum Technicians and Conservators
  • Political Scientist
  • Public Relations and Fundraising Manager
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Writers and Authors

Political Science/History at USF

Find extra opportunities beyond earning your bachelor’s degree in Political Science/History at USF.
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