Political Science | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Study the Past. Shape the Future with History.


When taking a history course, you'll explore past events, typically a continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period, person, and so on. 

History degrees are adaptable to careers in global studies, urban planning, teaching and education work, social work, library science, art and music, creative writing, journalism, business, politics, ethnic studies, and public policy


PLSC 1303 Intro to the United Nations
PLSC 2003 American National Government
PLSC 2003H American National Government, Honors
PLSC 2203
PLSC 2403
PLSC 2803 Intro to Intl Relations

Many History courses at NWACC carry transfer credit to four-year institutions and can fulfill general education requirements.  

With the skills you learn from your political science courses such as reading, analyzing data, synthesizing arguments, and critical thinking, you will be a marketable individual and can move in many different career directions.   

Particular occupations can include:

  • Policy Analyst
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Political Consultant
  • Attorney
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Political Campaign Staff