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Political Science

University of West Georgia

48 months
Duration
15424 USD/year
15424 USD/year
4372 USD/year
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About

The Political Science program of University of West Georgia is a course of study leading to an Undergraduate Degree in Political Science.

Overview

The Political Science program of University of West Georgia has the same course requirements as the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program within the Political Science major. In addition to these courses, the B.A. requires that students take two years of a foreign language (through the 2002 level) as part of their general education courses and that students select an appropriate minor.

Objectives

  • An understanding of American civic culture and civic cultures of other societies.
  • An understanding of the institutional, political and legal processes of the United States and Georgia.
  • An understanding of the public policies of the U.S. and the ways in which they are carried out through the political process.
  • An understanding of the basic theories and concepts of the subfields of political science.
  • An understanding of the relationship between the basic theories and concepts of the subfields of political science.
  • The knowledge and skills appropriate for employment or professional training in relevant public service careers.
  • The ability to apply social science and statistical methods to practical problems within the discipline.
  • The ability to communicate their knowledge orally and in writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Political Science Inquiry
  • American Political Institutions
  • Gender and Politics
  • Media and Politics
  • Public Policy
  • The Judicial Process

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

  • Complete online application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required.
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended. Official transcripts are sent from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
  • SAT or ACT scores must be sent electronically through the College Board or ACT website(s)
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7712 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7712 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2186 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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Updated over a year ago

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