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Political Science, International Relations, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, TX,
International Relations students explore the nature and history of American politics and international affairs to become more conscientious global citizens, and to prepare for careers or graduate study.

About

Choose courses in United States politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, research methods, and public law.

  • Stand tall in the halls of power and work side-by-side with national leaders in TCU’s 35-year-old Washington Internship Program.
  • More than 575 students have interned with interest groups or in presidential, executive, or congressional offices.
  • Conduct research with faculty and perform public and community service in the selective Political Science Distinction Program.
  • Engage the global community through the award winning Model United Nations program or a summer study abroad course.
  • Explore the law through the Moot Court team.
  • A foreign language is required and the department strongly encourages students to participate in an international educational experience; it especially encourages an international educational experience in a setting where the student’s language of study is used.

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:

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Issues in American Politics
  • Introduction to International Politics
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

  • Your application for admission
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Your Essay
  • Counselor evaluation / recommendation (or secondary school report)
  • Teacher evaluation / recommendation
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • International students in schools where English is not the language of instruction may substitute the TOEFL or IELTS (unless requesting a scholarship).
  • Official college transcripts from each institution attended
  • Your Early Decision Agreement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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