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Political Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) Potsdam, NY, United States
Political Science from Clarkson University investigates the institutions, practices, traditions, concepts and rules by which human beings organize their lives and govern themselves.
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Overview

Political Science courses from Clarkson University enable students to use empirical analyses and theoretical constructs to understand the political aspects of the world, both in the United States and elsewhere.

Majoring in political science, you gain a comprehensive understanding of political institutions, politics in general and the processes of translating values and information into public policy. Expand your knowledge of the leading theories and disputes within the subfields of political science with diver courses. Ultimately, you gain an appreciation for the need to participate fully in political life.

Career

History majors shine in careers in which critical thinking, historical perspective and strong writing skills are essential for success. A few such careers include those in education, law, business, not-for-profits and start-ups.

Accreditation

Clarkson University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Intro to Global Politics
  • Zombie Politics
  • Contemporary Political Theory
  • Sex, Gender and Power
  • Environmental Law
  • The Bussiness of War

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript, mark sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • SAT or ACT score reports
  • Clarkson SAT code: 2084
  • Clarkson ACT code: 2698
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports, if English is not your first language
  • Certification of Finances Form (PDF) and supporting bank statement
  • Copy of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49858 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    49858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49858 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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