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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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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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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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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Internships

​Recently, students have interned at “Meet the Press,” The Washington Times, the United States Supreme Court and with various federal departments, agencies and members of Congress.

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Minor in National Security Studies

​Students gain timely and global insight into the salient issues surrounding national security matters, both theoretical and historical.

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