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Political Science

Suny Cortland

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
16980 USD/year
16980 USD/year
7070 USD/year
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About

Political science affects the air we breathe, the schools we attend, the jobs we do, the communities we live in and the taxes we pay. If you choose this Political Science major at Suny Cortland, you’ll learn the principles at work behind the decisions that affect every aspect of our lives.

Overview

 If active engagement in the political system is for you, a political science major is a great way to get started.

This major in the Political Science Department examines the broad range of concerns surrounding people and the power of government; it provides a strong grounding in American government, comparative/international politics and political theory.

Upon successful completion of this Political Science program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Develop substantive knowledge in the field of political science.
  • Prepare students for subsequent education, professional careers and citizenship.
  • Develop the analytical, research, writing and presentation skills of political science majors.
  • Engage in service, leadership and experiential learning activities.     

Career Potential

  • State or federal legislative aide
  • Campaign manager
  • Local, state or federal elected representative
  • Journalist/reporter
  • Federal agent
  • Local, state or national government employee

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Model European Union
  • Soccer: Politics, Law and Culture
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics: Europe 
  • Comparative Politics: Asia
  • Comparative Politics: Latin America 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

Language

English
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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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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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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.
79
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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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