Politics and Government
Ripon College offers a major and minor in politics and government. The curriculum inducts students into the timeless debates of politics while also ensuring that they are conversant with the actual functioning of the political systems of the United States and countries around the world. Students develop skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, and written and oral communication so that they may be effective and informed citizens. The program attracts creative, and independent students with a strong interest in politics and society. Graduates attain jobs in the governmental, business, and legal fields.