Political science study a particular aspect of public life comes to power. Political science is the study of the pedestal variety of activities in a process of political system (state) related to the process of defining the goals of the system and carry out those goals (Miriam Budiharjo, 1992). The system according to Deliar Noer (1983) covers the system of power, prestige, influence, interests, values, beliefs and religion, ownership, status and ideological systems.
According Syarbani (2002:13), the study of political science is the foundation of efforts to gain power, to retain power, the use of power, and how to discourage the use of power. Thus, viewed from the aspect of the state, political science study countries, destination countries, and state agencies, as well as the relations of power among citizens, the relationship with citizens, and inter-state relations. When viewed from the aspect of the political science study of power in society, the nature, essence, basic, process, scope, and results of that power. Viewed from the aspect of behavior, political science study of political behavior in the political system that includes political culture, power, interests, and policies.
See explanation above, the study of political science include: (1) the theory of political science, (2) political institutions (constitution, national government, local government, economic and social functions of government and comparative political institutions), (3) political parties, and (4) international relations.