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The Politics Major: Options and Opportunities

The undergraduate program in politics is one of the most popular at Catholic University. Students in the major can choose to focus on one of three sub-concentration fields – American government, political theory, or world politics. Many students also get hands-on experience in the world of politics through off-campus internships, including on Capitol Hill, in the executive branch, in government agencies, and in non-governmental organizations. Politics majors are encouraged to participate in study-abroad programs offered through the University, including the British Parliamentary Internship program.

Politics students at CUA are expected and encouraged to take classes from a wide range of disciplines in order to achieve a solid foundation in the liberal arts. Graduates of the program find career success in fields such as government, foreign service, law, business, and communications.