California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504-3297

Program Details

California Baptist University offers a Bachelor of Arts completion degree in Political Science. The curriculum is 49 units: six units of lower courses, 36 units of upper courses, and seven units of additional program courses. All students are to complete CST 100 and meet the Upper Christian Studies requirements. Additionally, all students must complete Composition and Intermediate Composition prior to taking the core courses. It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of 24 transferrable units.

Students are encouraged to grow personally, professionally, and spiritually. The curriculum has a holistic approach: students develop strong moral character while developing a strong background political science. Christian perspectives are integrated into the coursework, and students develop a deeper understanding of how their values and faith relate to political science. Additionally, the Christian perspective curriculum emphasizes the importance of ethics in public policy and political science. Students are challenged, which helps them develop strong verbal and written skills, as well as critical thinking skills. This will help them defend positions effectively on special topics, which is very important as employers are looking for individuals with these strong skill sets.  

The Political Science courses include topics of: constitutional law, ethics, international law, diplomatic history, political theory, and several others.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor Completion
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
    • Tuition Basis :


    Minimum GPA of 2.0
    24 transferrable units preferred

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accredited

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