Bachelor of Science in Political Science
Johnson & Wales University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree prepares students to understand power, governance, justice, and injustice in American and global politics.  The curriculum deepens understanding of political literacy and communication, civic and global engagement, ethical decision making, and the application of theory to politics.  You will take courses in American Politics, International and Comparative Politics, and Political Thought, Communication, and Practice.  Other than a few required courses, this flexible political science degree allows students to tailor the program to meet their interests and career goals. 

Graduates are able to:

  • Analyze diverse political systems, movements, issues, and international relations
  • Apply political theory to politics and political science
  • Understand the fundamentals of political communications
  • Use qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Articulate and integrate core ethical principles and standards

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Johnson & Wales University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score