Goals of the B.A. Program in Political Science
- To nurture in students specialized and thorough knowledge in American Politics, Area Studies, International Affairs or Legal Studies.
- To help students acquire the capacity to gather and analyze primary and secondary political data, to critique extant studies, to construct creative research proposals and to craft original research.
- To encourage students to participate in service learning activities–local, national and international–that permit access to early job placements and an appreciation for the practice of citizenship.
The Political Science program from Jackson State University prepares students for employment and for advanced study in doctoral and professional degree programs. Our alumni have earned graduate and professional degrees at DePaul University, Duke University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Harvard University, Howard University, Iowa State University, Stanford University, Tulane University, University of Florida, University of Iowa, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Yale. They are now engaged in careers in public administration, political management and consulting, law, foreign service, journalism, government and academia.
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- Political Science
- American Government
- State and Local Government
- Political Statistics
- Comparative Politics
- Legal Research and Writing
- Blacks and the American Political System
- Political Philosophy
- Civil Rights and Liberties
- Judicial Process
- 48 months
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DisciplinesInternational Relations Political Science View 1146 other Bachelors in Political Science in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- American College Test (ACT) score of 16 or higher or equivalent combined Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT, excluding writing).
- An official evaluation of international academic high school credentials from an accepted service agency (e.g., World Education Services, Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., Educational Credential Evaluators, International Education Evaluations, Inc.)
- Proof of English Proficiency
International845 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
National845 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
In-State345 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 345 USD per credit during 48 months.
Living costs for Jackson
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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