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Political Science Programs

The study of Political Science is essentially the study of power; notably of its distribution and exercise over the society. Political Science decides who gets what, when and how much in our society. As part of our mission, we strive to empower you by exposing you to the intricacies of public policies and in particular to how they are made and executed. Our ultimate goal is to transform you into a productive citizen who will actively engage in the political process. To this end, the Department of Political Science offers an undergraduate degree program: The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science which can be completed after satisfying all the requirements for the program.


The Department of Political Science offers one undergraduate degree program, the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science is a degree designed to fulfill a wide range of career goals in the field of Political Science. Career areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: Law, Public Administration, Urban Planning, International Affairs, and U.S. Politics and Theory. Contact the department for specific courses related to career areas of interest.


Political Science Programs