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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Allentown, PA, United States
Majoring in political science will expose students to knowledge and skills that are applicable across a range of career opportunities in both the public and private sectors.

Overview

The Political Science program provides students with a strong foundation of fundamental concepts, theories and courses in the discipline, while also allowing students to focus their course of study in one of three areas of interest: American Politics, Global Politics, and Law and Society. Additionally, Political Science is a multidisciplinary program of study that exposes students to a diverse array of academic perspectives, including economics, history, communications, and criminal justice. Students who are planning to go to law school are encouraged to minor in Pre-Law and participate in the college’s Pre-Law program, which provides individualized assistance in regard to all phases of the law school admissions process.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • American Politics
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Public Speaking
  • Law and Justice
  • American Public Policy
  • American Foreign Policy
  • The Legal System
  • Class, Race, Gender and Crime
  • Business Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    59

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General Requirements

To be considered for admission into Cedar Crest College, students must complete a high school curriculum including four years of English, three years of History, three years of Math, and two years of a lab science. To apply as a first-year student:

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Personal essay
  • Recommendation form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Allentown

  • 1110 - 1620 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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