Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Washington State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree is becoming increasingly important in the connected modern world where the theory and practice of politics is an influential part of everyday life.  As you earn the degree in political science you will learn about the public policy challenges we face and gain a better understanding of our political landscape and the most pressing societal issues.  Courses focus on problem-driven research that confronts both traditional and emerging public policy challenges in the United States and around the world.  Students study a large variety of thought-provoking subjects.  You will explore political ideas, policies, processes, and behaviors from a domestic, international, and comparative perspective while building skills in critical thinking, effective communication, and research abilities. 

The political science degree curriculum covers such thought-provoking subjects as:

  • Political Psychology
  • Global Security and Justice
  • Environmental Policy
  • American Government
  • Political Theory

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Washington State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Resume/CV