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Political Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Decatur, TX, United States
The study of politics entails more than how governments work. It includes the analysis of how communities and citizens interact with each other and the government to shape the kind of country in which they live.  The Political Science program is offered by Agnes Scott College.
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Overview

What You'll Learn

The Political Science department at Agnes Scott College offers courses on a variety of topics that range in format from introductory lecture-discussion classes to participatory seminars. 100 and 200 level courses introduce students to the subfields of political science and to selected topics of interest to non-majors as well as majors. Upper level courses offer depth as well as breadth and address specific topics of special interest to instructors and students. You'll learn:

  • The way political science works as a discipline: how it structures its research about political issues, and how it works with and among contested explanations about politics
  • To identify and explain the way political actors, ideas, and movements shape political life
  • The major broad approaches used in the discipline, including behavioralism, critical theory, comparative analysis, and discourse analysis

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 American Politics 
  • Introduction To World Politics 
  • Constitutional Law 
  • Comparative Politics 
  • Modern Political Thought 
  • Approaches To Politics And International Relations.

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

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General Requirements

  • An application for admission, via the Common Application, which includes:
  • Agnes Scott Supplement
  • Teacher Evaluation Form (teacher invitation sent via Common App)
  • Secondary School Report and International School Supplement from counselor or school official (invitation sent via Common App)
  • Official High School Transcript in English
  • Application fee of US $30
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores, evaluative interview with Agnes Scott admission counselor, InitialView Interview, or Duolingo English Proficiency Test
  • Agnes Scott's SAT school code is 5002; ACT school code is 0780.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Find details on our Admission Requirements page.
  • Agnes Scott's TOEFL school code is 5002.
  • International Student Certification of Finances (PDF)
  • Copy of Passport Biographical Page or National ID Card
  • Midyear Report (submit as soon as available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Decatur

  • 1072 - 1990 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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