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Political Science 

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
24338 USD/year
24338 USD/year
8704 USD/year
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About

The Department of Political Science at University of Maryland Baltimore County offers many options for students interested in the study of political science as well as programs that prepare students for rewarding jobs in government, public service, law, and other careers.

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Overview

To graduate the Political Science program at University of Maryland Baltimore County, students must complete a minimum of 36 credits in POLI courses with a grade of “C” or better. These 36 credits must include a minimum of five three-credit lower level (100 and 200 level) courses and 21 credits of upper level (300 and 400 level) courses. Students have an option of completing the major with either a single subfield concentration or a dual subfield concentration.

Program Overview

The detailed requirements for a Political Science major list of all Political Science courses are provided in the Political Science Student Handbook available in the department and from UMBC’s Undergraduate Catalog. 

To graduate with a major in Political Science (Major program requirements worksheet), a student must complete a minimum of 36 credits in Political Science with a grade of a “C” or better. At the lower level (100- and 200-level courses), students must complete a minimum of five three-credit courses. At the upper level (300- and 400-level courses), students are required to take a minimum of 21 credits, with at least two courses being 400-level courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Government and Politics
  • Quantitative Analysis in Political Science
  • Research Methods in Political Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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