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Political Science

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

48 months
Duration
28470 USD/year
28470 USD/year
12280 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

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have or are currently earning your high school/secondary school diploma or equivalent but have not earned college credits at the university level AFTER earning your diploma, you should apply to UMBC as a first-year student.
    • We weigh a number of factors in making admission decisions. In addition to grade point average and standardized test scores, the strength of your curriculum, class rank, and other achievements as well as your essay will be considered. We expect applicants to have completed a strong college preparatory program of study from an accredited high school/secondary school.
    • If you have attended a postsecondary institution, such as a college or university, outside the United States, submit course by course credentials evaluated through one of the following evaluation services. 
    • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28470 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28470 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12280 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12280 USD per year during 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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