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Political Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
San Antonio, TX, United States
Trinity University San Antonio Political Science programs offer students an extensive course curriculum that prepares them for graduate school, law school, or professional work. The major and minor are divided into four concentrations.
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Overview

The programme

Majors in Political Science at Trinity University San Antonio can obtain a degree in one of four concentrations:

  • Global Politics is designed for majors who have a primary interest in international relations and/or comparative politics. In addition to preparing students for graduate work in these subfields of the discipline or related disciplines, this concentration is designed for students interested in international affairs.
  • American politics is designed for students who anticipate graduate studies in American politics or related fields. This concentration is also designed for students interested in political campaigns or public affairs.
  • Politics and Law is designed for students who plan to attend law school. In addition to courses in political science, this concentration requires students to take courses that are designed to help develop the analytical skills required for legal studies.
  • General political science is designed for students who have a general interest in political science and choose to major in the discipline without selecting a concentration.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film, Literature, and Politics of the Third World
  • International Politics
  • Politics and Morality

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Official High School Transcript
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores 
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Secondary School Report 
  • Essay or Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    44680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 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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