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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Explore American politics and international affairs to become a more conscientious global citizen on this Political Science program from Texas Christian University. The department of political science houses three unique programs for learning outside the classroom.
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Overview

You’ll examine different government structures across states, countries and regions, and learn how to synthesize complex issues.

You can immerse yourself in nation’s capital in the Washington, D.C. Internship Program, learn more about international relations in Model U.N. and hone your argumentation and debate skills in Moot Court.

Career Prospects

From international affairs to education and law enforcement, Texas Christian University  Political Science graduates are successful in many positions and organizations, including:

  • Former White House Assistant Press Secretary
  • Former Director of Message Planning at the Office of the Vice President
  • Congressional Staff Aids
  • Communications Director, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Director of the Forensic Laboratory, Department of Homeland Security
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • NASA Mars Exploration Program
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Goldman Sachs
  • The Economist
  • NRG Energy
  • Harvard Law School
  • Yale Law School
  • University of California, Berkley Law School

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:

  • Campaigns and Elections
  • Media and Politics
  • Chinese Foreign Policy
  • Constitutional Law
  • Global Justice
  • Mideast Politics

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.

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  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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