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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #369 (BCR) Warrensburg, MO, United States
Have you ever wondered how government impacts your everyday life? Are you passionate about issues such as law, national security, education, health, or environmental policy? We offer a bachelor degree in Political Science at the University of Central Missouri. 
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Overview

Do you want to learn about governments in other parts of the world, or grapple with vexing issues such as terrorism and globalization? Do you want to learn a language such as Spanish, German, French, Arabic, or Chinese to better understand a country or region? If so, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science will help you develop the communication, analytical, leadership, and problem-solving skills to succeed in the classroom and on the job market. 

A Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Central Missouri prepares students for a wide range of careers in business, campaign management, education, federal, state, and local government, interest groups and non-governmental organizations, law, and public and international affairs.

Choose from Four Areas of Concentration

Depending on your career goals, you may choose between four areas:

  • American Politics
  • Public Law and Political Theory
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations

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: 

  • Workshop in Politic Science
  • Introduction to Politics 
  • American Government 
  • State Government 
  • Comparative Government and Politics 
  • World Politics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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:

    500

    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

  • Complete the International Student Application
  • Pay the non-refundable $75 application fee
  • Prove English proficiency
  • Provide financial support letter
  • Provide a bank statement with adequate funds
  • Official Transcripts 
  • Photocopy of passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    235 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 235 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Warrensburg

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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