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Political Science

University of Alaska Anchorage

48 months
Duration
800 USD/credit
800 USD/credit
234 USD/credit
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About

The Political Science program at University of Alaska Anchorage is divided into four areas: comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy, and American politics. Political science majors are required to take at least one course in each of these areas, to specialize in one of them, and to complete introductory courses in political science.

Overview

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Political Science program at University of Alaska Anchorage will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to write clear and precise English prose.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand basic principles of American government.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand the relationship between the United States and the larger world.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and criticize competing political science arguments.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and interpret important political texts.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write a satisfactory senior-level research paper.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of each recognized field within political science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Government
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Politics
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • International Relations
  • United States Foreign Policy
  • Political Philosophy
  • History of Political Philosophy: Classical
  • History of Political Philosophy: Modern
  • American Politics
  • The American Political Tradition
  • American Political Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school graduation or GED
  • Minimum High School GPA of 2.5
  • Students with a 2.0-2.5 GPA may be admitted to certain baccalaureate programs with academic advising as a requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    234 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 234 USD per credit during 48 months.

Preparatory and Lower-division

  • Resident: $234 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $800 per credit

Upper-division

  • Resident: $282 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $848 per credit

Living costs for Anchorage

1320 - 2000 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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