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Why Political Science?

The Political Science program offers thought-provoking and interactive classes to promote critical thinking. This program challenges you to examine values conflicts that face citizens at the local, state, national and international levels.

Students who concentrate in political science may find fulfilling careers in law, politics, government service, campaign management, news analysis, non-profit work, political consultation, special-interest groups, and more.

Why Heartland?

There are many reasons to study Political Science at Heartland Community College:

  • Affordable
  • Dedicated, experienced instructors
  • Small class sizes
  • Civic engagement and development
  • Supportive environment
  • Transfer credit to ISU and other 4-year institutions

I want to learn more.

Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!