Delta students who are interested in political science can transfer to a variety of institutions where a bachelor's or advanced degree may open up many possibilities in the field. Make a strong start on your Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with Delta's major pathway. Two tracks are available, American politics or International politics.
With an advanced doctoral degree, you could be a political scientist and could have
increased earning potential. Job growth is expected to increase by 60% in the Great
Lakes Bay Region over the next 10 years.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $88,800 a year.
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- Political Scientist
- Political Science Professor
So you are thinking about transferring? Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.
About Delta's Program
Within the discipline of Political Science, there are many subfields including:
- American government and politics
- International relations
- Political philosophy
- Research methods
- Comparative government and politics
- Political theory
Choose from courses such as American Politics or Civil Rights and Liberties (American politics track) or World Politics or Comparative Government (International politics track).
For information about how your Delta courses will transfer to various universities, check with the admissions office of your transfer institution. You can begin exploring how classes will transfer with the Michigan Transfer Network.
Interested? Make an appointment with academic advising to discuss your dreams. Courses transfer differently based on the university you plan to attend. An advisor can help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.
Why you should choose Delta
Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.
At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.
Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.
The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!
Want to travel and see the world? You can do that at Delta. And get college credit while you do. Every year Delta offers study abroad opportunities.
Why study abroad?
- Experience a new culture
- Improve your foreign language skills
- Make lifelong friends
- Find new interests
- Looks good on job applications
- Personal growth
Facts & Figures
With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.
With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Michigan.