Albert Einstein quoted that “Politics is more difficult than physics”.
Undemocratic pursuits are found unexpectedly more in democratic Nations.
You just don’t become a politician with a group big of people supporting you.
A man by nature is a Political Animal…!!
The word politics emerged from the Greek word polis which means ‘city-state’.
Did you know??
· On the ISS, American astronauts can vote in elections from orbit by secure email.
· Out of 172 countries, The United States is ranked 139th voter participation.
· U.S. Presidents can choose which Bible or books they want to use on inauguration day. President Obama chose two Bibles: the Lincoln Bible, and to rest underneath it, Martin Luther King Jr.’s bible.
· What political science graduates Earn?
§ Average starting salary range for a Political Scientist averages $27,000.
§ With experience and higher educational achievement, salary may increase to $65,000 or more.
As long as people have groups and communities, politics is always in to existence. Political science in the ancient and medieval worlds was closely linked to philosophy and theology. It often consisted of advice for rulers on how to govern justly.
· Political science is the study a range of political ideas, events, actions, and institutions. It includes both understanding and explaining the world of politics that is all around us.
· We all participate in politics, though most of the time we do so unknowingly. Politics is much more than simply voting in an election or working in government.
· Reading or listening to news, making donations to aid groups, or talking with friends and family about social issues and values are a few of the many examples of political activity in our everyday lives.
· The history of political science serves as a context within which we make sense of the nature and role of our discipline.
· Narratives about the past development of British and American political science help to frame debates, choices, and identities within the contemporary discipline in Britain.
· Most people in today’s world, especially the United States, see politics and government as an exclusive club for billionaire CEO’s and career politicians, but that is not the case.
· In fact, the beautiful thing about American politics is that it was meant for everyone to take part in, whether or not they serve as an elected official.
· You have different levels of degrees as:
· There are many colleges in the United States which offer online courses
· This online political science degree completion program is designed for students who have completed at least 60 semester hours of transferable college credit with a GPA of 2.0 or better.
Specializations in Political Science
· Political Communication- specifies public relations and political communicator.
· Public Administration- public administrator in government sectors.
· Public policy- policy analysts
· Democracy and development- democratization and economic growth.
Scope of Political Science
You will gain expertise and proficiency in the following:
· You will gain experience working with others and interacting in a diverse community.
· Acquire more and more of research and analysis skills that are valuable in a range of employment areas.
· An ability to engage with political events and a greater understanding of the processes involved in different political systems around the world.
· Imparting the knowledge government and administration.
· Creation of democratic values and good citizenship.
What Can I Do
· Journalist- a person, who collects, writes and distributes news.
· Teacher- can take up a job as political science teacher in school or college
· Lawyer- one can choose to be an advocate, counsellor, attorney and chartered legal executive.
· Public relation specialist- A public relations specialist is someone who creates and maintains a favourable public image for their employer or client.
· Lobbyist- is a form of advocacy with the intention of influencing decisions made by the government by individuals or more usually by lobby groups.
· Political scientist- study government, political process, and political issues in a scientific way.
Almost all good jobs require some skills. Other courses develop skills in quantitative reasoning. An ability to assess statistical arguments is equally important in modern life. Political courses train you in analytical thinking, an essential skill for almost all attractive careers. It has so many career options and the salary is also on good levels. All the best..!!!