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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fairfax, MN, United States
The B.A. in Political Science at University of Lynchburg introduces students to political science which is the study of government, but it is also the study of human nature, morality, and justice..
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Overview

The Political Science program offered by University of Lynchburg will explore the history of politics in the United States and other countries. You’ll also study various philosophies of politics and justice.

During our program students will learn about the different systems – both current and past – people have used to govern themselves.

Careers

Political science majors often plan to work in government or attend law school after college. Jobs include:

  • Lawyer
  • Customs or immigration officer
  • Policy analyst
  • State legislator
  • Lobbyist

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Quest For Justice  
  • Comparative Politics
  • The American Political Experience
  • American Political Culture
  • Classical Political Though 
  • Modern Political Though 
  • Campaigns, Elections, And Propaganda
  • State and Local Government and Politics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Official secondary school/high school transcripts
  • Certificate of Finance
  • Banker’s letter/bank statement
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor, teacher, or someone who can speak to your ability to succeed at Lynchburg. 
  • A 250-500 word essay written on one of the following three topics: 1. Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you; 2. Discuss an issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you; 3. Explain why you wish to pursue an education in the United States and what goals you have for yourself in taking on this endeavor. 
  • Copy of passport
  • Interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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