Aurora University

Political Science and Public Policy (BA)

Why study political science and public policy?

Do you want to be a lawyer or diplomat or to work in law enforcement? If so, political science and public policy are for you. Politics affect everything from international relations to the way schools are managed.

Why study political science and public policy at AU?

In the Aurora University political science and public policy major, you will learn by doing. You will design political campaigns, create public policies, interpret public opinion and advocate for policy positions.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Economics
    • Political campaigning
    • Public opinion
    • Research methods
    • Foreign and domestic policies
  • You can double major in other AU programs, such as criminal justice, business, finance, marketing, social work or psychology.

Career opportunities

  • Government official
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Lobbyist
  • Political scientist
  • Politician

Prepare for your future

A Political Science and Public Policy degree will equip you with the skills employers value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a job market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed.