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Political Science

University of Alabama Huntsville

48 months
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22126 USD/year
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9730 USD/year
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About

The academic discipline of Political Science from University of Alabama Huntsville  introduces students to critical thinking about the intellectual origins, defense, and critique of government, politics, and society in the United States and throughout the world. 

Overview

Political science classes at University of Alabama Huntsville  focus on fundamental questions of governance: How should state and society be organized? How do the values of civil society and economy influence political thinking? Who should exercise political power and who should not? What constitutes justice?The Department of Political Science from University of Alabama Huntsville  offers the following degree programs:

  • Political Science, BA
  • Political Science Minor
  • Public Affairs and Policy, MA

Program Objectives

The Department of Political Science offers the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, the Minor in Political Science, and the Master of Arts in Public Affairs and Policy. Faculty members and students engage in empirical research and ethical critique of current events and competing explanations of those events with regard to government, politics, and society. 

They take into account politically relevant conceptual elements and practices embedded in or struggling against the intellectual foundations and elaborate edifices of diverse political arrangements and causes. 

Faculty members profess certain acumen in the discipline within which they teach and do research and thus have accumulated more accurate and sophisticated explanations and discoveries into the human condition, particularly as they relate to living socially and making decisions collectively.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to american government
  • Intro to comparative politics
  • Intro to state & local govt
  • Introduction to international relations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UAH suggests that high school students apply during the fall semester of their senior year.

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed undergraduate international application form.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $60 USD.
  • Official copies of secondary school and college or university transcripts including English translations forwarded to The University of Alabama in Huntsville directly from the institution(s) attended or the approved accrediting agency. Personal copies are not accepted. English credits earned at international institutions will be evaluated by the Department of English at UAH after an admission decision is made.
  • Certificate of Foreign Credit Evaluation for all high school or college coursework done outside of the U.S. must be performed by an approved service. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22126 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22126 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22126 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9730 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Huntsville

834 - 1331 USD /month
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Funding

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