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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Political science is the study of government, but it is also the study of human nature, morality, and justice. If you major in political science at Lynchburg College, you’ll learn about the different systems – both current and past – people have used to govern themselves.

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What Will I Study?

Your classes will explore the history of politics in the United States and other countries. You’ll also study various philosophies of politics and justice.

Political science majors at Lynchburg College complete a senior seminar project, which culminates in writing and presenting a research paper.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

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

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Quest For Justice I, II 
  • Comparative Politics
  • The American Political Experience
  • American Political Culture
  • Campaigns, Elections, And Propaganda

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Admission requirements international

  • Official secondary school/high school transcripts
  • For international transfer applicants: official university transcripts
  • Certificate of Finance
  • Banker’s letter/bank statement
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Copy of passport

Admission requirements national

  • Apply online or common application
  • High school transcripts
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • $30 application fee
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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