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Politics & Economics

Academics / Departments & Programs / Politics and Economics

Understand the systems that shape everyday life and behavior—and build a more just future.

In Calvin’s politics and economics programs, you’ll connect broad principles of human decision-making and structural constraints with real-world experiences that reflect them. You’ll study in small classes with deeply experienced professors. You might land an internship in Grand Rapids or spend a semester studying in Washington, D.C. You’ll do research alongside your professors and benefit from a core Calvin experience that draws on many different disciplines.

You’ll graduate with skills and a perspective that bolster any career, whether you pursue politics, diplomacy, law, business, finance, activism, or any role that relies on a deep understanding of the institutions that shape society.

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