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Political science is the study of government, politics, and public affairs in the United States and other countries, and of the relations among nations and states in the world community. The political science curriculum is designed to provide students with factual knowledge of these subjects and with the ability to analyze and evaluate critically competing ideologies, governmental systems, political practices, and policy proposals. The study of political science prepares students to be informed and engaged citizens as well as to pursue careers in law, public affairs, and many other fields.