(Answered) POLI330N Week 1 Discussion: Why Study Political Science?

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

  • Textbook: Chapter 1 ,2
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)

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. Describe at least one reason why political science is interesting or relevant to you personally.

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification. Minimum of 1 scholarly source which can include your textbook or assigned readings or may be from your additional scholarly research.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


Political science is classified as a social science. It entails the study of government practice, political institutions, political systems, political theories, and other subfields(Whitman, 2019). It provides insight into the relations, practices, and institutions that affect public life. It is divided into fields such as comparative politics, political theory, government and politics, international relations, and political methodology(Morlino et al., 2017). Students seek to study political science for distinct reasons. For instance, some students pursue political science as a way of promoting their career growth and development…..Click link below to purchase full tutorial at $5