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What type of math courses are required for a political science degree? I really don't know myself. Although I'm sure it can be done I would think trying to pass a lot of the exams would be quite difficult.
I took a few polisci classes, there was never any math. Well, some of the readings had chapters with mathy stuff in it, but the professors always said "don't worry about this stuff." I'd assume you don't need to learn much math before grad school in polisci (other than take calculus and maybe stats to get in to a program?). One of my professors had a pretty legit knowledge of calculus and stats when it came up from time to time. I knew some people who took a game theory class. I'm not sure how much math they focus on in that class. Pretty sure it's not a required class for the major, though.

I don't know if the major is easy, however. The few classes I took required tons of reading, which I consider way harder than reading one math textbook and doing lots of problems or whatever.
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I usually prefer liberal arts degrees actually
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try to switch to Act Sci. major if your school has one
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I always knew I should have double majored in Physics and Art!

None of the classes overlapped and it would have taken ~7 years as an undergraduate.

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I don't know if the major is easy, however. The few classes I took required tons of reading, which I consider way harder than reading one math textbook and doing lots of problems or whatever.
I agree with you. I would rather do math problems or program something than read a textbook on political science. However, I think if you were to take the public in general, they'd probably prefer to do the reading.

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You talk as if there are so many H1B EL actuarial hires. As far as I know they're extremely rare.
Not at the big 4 firm I was at. That's all they seemed to hire
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