The Political Science program provides instruction for students interested in a wide variety of careers in political science such as teaching law, international relations, public affairs and civil service. The program provides a thorough knowledge of political science theory, methodology, quantitative reasoning, and computer research skills necessary to meet the competitive demands of graduate and professional study. Students achieve a high level of oral and written communication skills and have opportunities to gain work experience through a variety of internship programs.
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of the structures, powers and procedures of the United States federal and state government and foreign governments.
Use critical thinking and analytical skills when assessing contemporary political questions,
Demonstrate the ability to examine and evaluate information to solve contemporary social problems.
Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Complete a total of 122 credit hours of course work for graduation.
General Education Core - 41 credit hours
Major Requirements - 45 credit hours
Additional Coursework - 36 credit hours