B.A. in Political Science

 

B.A. in Political Science​​​

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science prepares students to excel in competitive graduate and professional programs as well as careers in law, government and business. Students complete 37 credit hours of political science coursework in addition to the College's core curriculum. Students choose from a broad course selection that includes classes in international politics, comparative politics, classical and modern political thought, political parties and pressure groups, African politics, Middle-Eastern politics, state and local politics, and more.

​Students should refer to the College Bulletin​ or the major status sheet for complete information regarding major requirements.

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After Graduation

​Following graduation, many of our graduates attend top law schools or pursue advanced degrees in political science, public administration and public policy.

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B.A. in Political Science

​The Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science prepares students to excel in competitive graduate and professional programs as well as careers in law, government and business.

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Related Resources

​Recommended resources by the Department of Political Science faculty.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​An integral component to an excellent undergraduate education, research opportunities help prepare students for top graduate and professional programs and successful careers in professional sectors.

 
 
 
 
 

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Current Students

​Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you.

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Minor in Political Science

​ Students gain a foundational understanding of the important theories, methods and research findings of political scientists and are prepared to relate this specialized knowledge to their primary field of study.

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