Arizona State University

University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287

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ASU's online BA in Political Science provides you with the skills and knowledge to lead within a democratic system of government and in the rapid globalization of political institutions. You will be trained to link theory with real world problems and ideas, and while learning from renowned faculty, you will benefit from a classic yet contemporary liberal arts education.

As a Political Science student in ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you will be offered a wide-ranging and rigorous curriculum that reflects contemporary geopolitics, economics and events. Our courses will prepare you for increasingly sophisticated, interconnected and competitive marketplaces, as well as the ability to think analytically and communicate clearly and persuasively.

Throughout your degree program, you will be able to choose from courses such as Contemporary Global Controversies, Politics and Film, Political Theory and American Foreign Policy. As a BA in Political Science student, you will also be required foreign language study, which consists of 101, 102, 201 and 202, or the equivalent competency level established through testing.

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    Successfully complete ASU competency requirements, or be accepted via ACT/SAT scores and/or individual review. These include: Top 25% of high school graduating class; 3.0 GPA or above in competency courses (math, English, science, social science, foreign language, and fine arts); ACT 22 (24 nonresidents); or SAT Reasoning 1040 (1110 nonresidents).

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    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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