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Political Science, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
The Political Science program at Alma College is designed to help students become more effective citizens and professionals.
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Overview

Program Goal

The goal of this Political Science at Alma College is to help you discern the answers to the following questions:

  • How do government and politics operate both within the United States and in foreign countries?

  • How do nations and people interact in the international arena? What consequences result from these activities?

  • How can we use knowledge to promote our human and social values through the political process?

Political science students at Alma are involved: in Model United Nations, the Responsible Leadership Institute and the Public Affairs Institute, among many other student organizations, clubs and research opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • The American Political System
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Ethnic Politics Case Studies
  • World Conflicts and Problems
  • Presidential Library Research
  • Modern Ideals and Ideologies
  • Intro to Public Mgt & Policy Analysis
  • Topics in Political Science
  • Western European Politics
  • Eastern European Politics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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