Study the complexities of justice and power while developing analytical and communication skills that you can use in many fields, including government, law, business, and the nonprofit sector.
At Calvin, you'll take advantage of small class sizes, student research positions, internship opportunities, and off-campus programs. Your experiences will equip you to enter the complex world of politics, diplomacy, and civil society.
Understand the world in a whole new way—going beyond partisan, national, and ideological divisions—and resolve to take action as a faithful servant of Christ.
Challenge and inform
Journalism is one of many degrees that complements a political science major. Learn more »
Build a more just world
An passion for political science and social justice is a great fit for Calvin's pre-law program. Learn more »
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With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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