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Are you interested in digging deeper into political behaviors, ideologies, and institutions? The Political Science program at JCCC is a perfect place to start if you’re looking to learn more about the workings and processes of government.

What will I learn in JCCC's Political Science program?

The political science program at Johnson County Community College will allow you to become both a knowledgeable and engaged citizen. You will have the opportunity to study how laws are passed, treaties are made, and local, state, and national governments operate.

Additionally, you will learn to understand how tariffs affect Kansas farmers and campaign finance can impact elections. You will also:

  • Discuss facts and opinions on current events
  • Ponder possible solutions to cultural issues
  • Analyze foreign policy
  • Gain insight into globalism

Why JCCC for Political Science courses?

Our faculty are researchers of real-world issues. They bring the news to life with spirited class discussions and refreshing perspectives. Our wide range of Political Science courses covers the same topics you’ll find at four-year schools.

You will:

  • Learn political strategies by playing war games and solving conflicts through diplomacy
  • Strengthen your oral and written communication skills
  • Debate with your classmates on current and past issues

Meet like-minded people and make connections when you join our award-winning Model United Nations Club or other politically focused organizations.

If you’re a trivia nut and love facts about current events, pop culture, political personalities and history, join in the fun when Student Activities partners with Political Science faculty to host trivia games in the Commons. Check the digital signs in the hallways for times.

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The political science program at JCCC will give you the knowledge you need if you’re interested in politics. Here are a few resume-builders you’ll have access to at JCCC:

  • Find job shadow opportunities
  • Get an internship working in local government
  • Help with voter registration on campus
  • Volunteer for a political party during campaign season

Be in the inner workings of politics in these fields:

  • Scientist
  • Attorney
  • Paralegal
  • News reporter
  • Legislator
  • Lobbyist
  • Tax examiner
  • Urban or regional planner
  • High school teacher of government and politics

Attending a higher education institution is always associated with high tuition costs, putting a lot of stress on students. At JCCC, we are working to make our tuition rates more affordable for you, so you can succeed academically without being hampered financially.

At JCCC, we offer:

Additional fees may include textbooks and supplies. Costs for these items will vary depending on which Political Science courses at JCCC you are enrolled in.

There are several things to consider when budgeting for college. Visit our Cost of Attendance page for detailed information.

Resources at JCCC

JCCC offers several resources and tools that students are encouraged to take advantage of. Our personalized learning techniques, smaller class sizes, and professional tutoring services can all help to make your time at JCCC memorable, educational, and fulfilling.

The Financial Aid counselors at JCCC can help you to explore and discuss loan and scholarship opportunities. These types of financial aid can help to lower your out-of-pocket tuition cost each semester.

The Career Development Center and Academic Counseling services are here if you’re still looking for the right career path for you. JCCC is committed to helping you plan for your future post-graduation.

If you’re thinking about transferring your credits to a four-year university, our transfer process at JCCC is easy for all students looking to continue their education somewhere else.