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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pensacola, FL, United States
The B.A. in Political Science from University of West Florida provides students with a foundation in the liberal arts and social sciences. Courses in the degree plan cover fundamental questions pertaining to the governance of human societies, the origin and evolution of law and justice, the comparative performance of democracies and dictatorships.
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Overview

Students will analyze competing theories of human nature and political organization subjecting them to the test of reason, history, and experience. 

Learning outcomes

The Political Science major from University of West Florida is appropriate for many students, including those seeking a professional degree in government and public service, specific expertise in international security and diplomacy, familiarity with political organizations, and preparation for employment in advocacy, corporate, education, or non-profit sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Ancient Masters of Political Thought
  • The Presidency 
  • The Legislative Process
  • Analyzing Issues in American Politics 
  • Political Science Research Methods
  • Analyzing Issues in International Politics
  • Constitutional Law: Federalism and Separation of Powers 
  • Constitutional Law: Individual Rights and Privileges

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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