(Answered) Poli 330N Week 1 Discussion: Why Study Political Science?

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 1, 2
  • Lesson
  • Additional scholarly sources you identify through your own research

Initial Post Instructions
Identify why students should learn about political science. Use evidence (cite sources) to support your response from assigned readings or online lessons, and at least one outside scholarly source.


Political science takes into consideration the study of nature, causes, and consequences of collective decisions as well as actions taken by a group of people embedded in institutions and cultures that structure authority and power.  Taking this into consideration, Magstadt (2017) contends that political scientists understand, interpret, explain, and critically assess structures, evens, and patterns of politics and government. Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5