Department of Political Science and Public Administration
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What is Political Science?
Political science refers to the study of governments, public policies and political behavior; using both humanistic and scientific perspectives and skills to examine all countries and regions of the world.
What is Public Administration?
Public Administration refers to what government does, the law in action, regulation, the executive function, organizing and managing people and other resources to achieve the goals of government, and the implementation of public policy.