Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Arkansas State University

Program Details

Arkansas State University, or A-State Online, offers a BA in Political Science that can be earned entirely through distance learning.  The courses within this program can give you sure-footing towards a law, political or public service career. Writing and research play a role in this BA degree, preparing you for law school if that is in your career sights.  You can also pair up this program with other online degrees for a double major in criminology, communication or sociology.  Coursework entails:

  • American political theory
  • American constitutional law
  • European political systems


As a new freshman:

  • High school diploma with 2.75 GPA or GED score of 525
  • Official test scores from SAT or ACT

As a transfer:

  • SAT/ACT scores with less than 24 credit hours of college work
  • Cumulative 2.0 GPA min. on previous college coursework

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission