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Government, Law and Diplomacy B.A., B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Evansville, WI, United States
As a political science major, you'll have opportunities to gain direct experience in the Indiana legislature or legal system, strengthening your candidacy for jobs and graduate school placements, including law school.

Overview

In addition, USI's political science degree puts special emphasis on skills that are highly valued by today's employers, including:

  • Writing
  • Research
  • Critical thinking
  • Statistical analysis
  • Creative problem-solving

Your political science courses will be led by experienced faculty (never graduate students), with small class sizes that promote interaction. The political science degree offers excellent preparation for careers in government, law, education, business and journalism.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to American Politics
  • Research Design and Data Collection 
  • Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Criminal Law 
  • Law, Courts, and Justice 
  • State and Local Government 
  • Political Parties 
  • American Political Theory 
  • The American Presidency

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Each freshman applicant is reviewed on an individual basis and is evaluated on the following areas from his/her high school transcript:

  • four years of English
  • three to four years of laboratory science
  • three years of social studies
  • three to four years of mathematics

The Admission Committee also considers:

  • SAT and/or ACT composite scores
  • academic achievement (grade point average, class rank, coursework)
  • extra-curricular involvement
  • recommendations from counselors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    234 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 234 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 1213 - 2020 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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