Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Austin Peay State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree prepares students for a wide range of careers in government, education, business, and other areas.  Many graduates go on to attend law school and other graduate programs as well.  With the political science degree, you are not only better able to understand events around the world but gain the knowledge needed to understand and try to influence political activities that occur daily.  The curriculum includes the study and research of such topics as American National Government, Public Policy, International Politics, Political Theory, and Methods of Research. 

Students also develop skills in:

  • Communication
  • Problem-Solving
  • Analytics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Workplace Behavior
  • Information Management

The Bachelor of Arts degree differs from the Bachelor of Science degree in the general education courses required, with this degree requiring humanities and foreign language courses.

Requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • COMPASS assessment (through the APSU Testing Center)
  • A high school diploma or GED

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges