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.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Austin Peay State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score