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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Spokane, WA, United States
At Physics from Gonzaga University from Gonzaga University you will experience a dynamic blend of classical liberal arts education and cutting-edge social science. Many Political Science majors find majors or minors in International Studies, Environmental Studies and Women's and Gender Studies, excellent complements to their Political Science courses.
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Overview

Physics from Gonzaga University from Gonzaga University develops theoretical knowledge about politics, ability to identify political values, and to make sound political judgments. We value the strength to write and speak coherently, logically and persuasively about, and strive to cultivate public-spirited participation in civic affairs.

Careers

Political Science alumni have found many ways to make a difference in the world. Students are prepared graduates for careers in politics, the nonprofit sector, legal professions and international affairs. Many serve as Peace Corps, Americorps or Jesuit Volunteer Corps volunteers in the years immediately after graduation. Some go on to study and practice law or pursue advanced degrees in Political Science and related fields. Still others become diplomats or elected officials, or do campaign, legislative, policy, or advocacy work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • American Politics
  • Political Thinkers & Actors
  • People & Politics World Wide
  • International Politics
  • Politics of Food
  • Const Law:Civil Liberty&Rights
  • Congress and the Presidency
  • Political Parties and Election

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the online Common Application.
    • Proof of English Proficiency
    • Students must achieve a 3.2 cumulative GPA, with junior year being no less than a 3.1 GPA, in a college preparatory curriculum that results in a high school diploma.
    • Personal Essay and Activities List (found on the Common Application).
    • Official transcripts in native language and English from all high schools, colleges and universities attended.
    • Common Application School Report (found on the Common Application).
    • One Common Application Teacher Evaluation (found on the Common Application).
    • Copy of Passport 
    • Submit a $50 non-refundable application fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Spokane

  • 880 - 1260 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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