Political Science, B.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of West Georgia | Carrollton, United States
48 months
Duration
19282 USD/year
19282 USD/year
5464 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. This is our most popular degree program.

Overview

In the Political Science program of University of West Georgia students take one course in each of the four main areas of Political Science: American Government, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory. Students complete the major with six additional courses in areas of their choosing. Students can select from the four fields above as well as courses in Public Adminstration, policy analysis, data analytics, and law. Students complete their coursework by taking a capstone seminar during their senior year.

For the Bachelor of Science degree, the student chooses a career emphasis, such as public or nonprofit organizations, state and local government, international organizations, or foreign service, with statistics and writing as recommended tools. 

For law students in the professional preparation track, the department has developed a set of recommended courses that can fulfill requirements in the core, the major, or serve as electives.

Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate that they have developed an understanding of the constitutional, institutional, political and legal processes of the U.S. and Georgia.
  • Students will demonstrate that they have developed an understanding of the interrelationship between American governmental institutions.
  • Students will demonstrate that they have developed an understanding of the basic terminology of political science and U.S. politics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $40 non-refundable application fee (If mailing a paper application, please do not mail cash.)
    • Official High School Transcripts sent directly from the high school to Office of Admissions
    • Official SAT or ACT scores (Put us down as a school to automatically receive your scores!)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9641 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9641 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2732 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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