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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Northfield, United States
The Political Science program at Norwich University emphasizes the objectives of the liberal arts, which are to help the student cultivate powers of analysis and exposition in reading, writing, and communication; to expand the student’s intellectual horizons; and to increase the student’s knowledge and curiosity. 
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Overview

The Political Science program at Norwich University explores the realm of politics; its vocabulary, its principal concepts and strategies, its ethics, and its expediencies. To do so, the program encourages students to appreciate and understand theories about government and politics, as well as the methods of the discipline.

Goals:

  • Develop skills which enable students to have successful and rewarding careers.
  • Provide students with a working knowledge of the vocabulary, concepts, ethics, and strategies of politics as well as an appreciation of how politics and public policy impact the lives of people locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Give students the opportunity to do independent research and develop their own ideas in the field of political science by being mentored by professional political scientists. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    122 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Composition and Literature 
  • American Politics
  • American History Survey 
  • International Relations
  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Public Policy and Administration
  • Principles of Economics
  • Elementary Statistic
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete your Application to Norwich.
  • Secondary school  transcripts.
  • If you have graduated, or are on track to graduate, from a US accredited school abroad with English as the medium of instruction.
  • If you have graduated, or are on track to graduate, from a secondary school in the US that you attended for a minimum of one year that included at least one unit of college preparatory English.
  • If you have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the US or have completed at least 12 or more credits at an accredited institution of higher education in the US
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40608 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40608 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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