The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science program applies a systematic and rigorous study to politics and government in order to help you understand how societies use public authority to address collective problems. The program will equip you with specialized research and analytical skills along with problem-solving techniques to position you as a valuable member of a leadership team that effectively addresses public issues. In the program you’ll study social, economic, and political life, both nationally and globally. A degree in political science can lead to a variety of careers in federal, state, and local governments; law, business, and international organizations; nonprofit associations and organizations; campaign management, electoral politics, and polling; journalism; and research and teaching.
Entire program can be completed online
Understand and explain the basic theories, concepts, and methods of political science
Evaluate current world events from a political science perspective
Use professional and appropriate methods to research and reach logical conclusions about politics and government
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