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Political Science, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Hastings, NE, United States
Hastings College Political Science graduates go straight to work for employers like the FBI, the National Rifle Association and Members of Congress, serve in the Peace Corps and tackle key issues for employers in every industry imaginable from teaching to public service. 
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Overview

As a Hastings College Political Science major, you’ll gain the tools necessary for understanding and critically analyzing everything from current events to political science theories – skills which are key components to so many career opportunities. Whether pursuing a career in corporate law or the non-profit sector, government service or private business, higher education or journalism, Political Science at Hastings makes you a strong candidate.

Since we’re living in a global economy – and issues around the globe impact so many businesses and organizations – at Hastings College, you’ll have an option to focus on International Studies and to join our award-winning Model UN Team. It’s a great opportunity to visit the United Nations Headquarters in New York and compete against the top teams in the world!

You’ll have an opportunity to develop a research project early in your collegiate career and present at conferences such as the Midwest Undergraduate Political Science Research Conference, the Great Plains Political Science Association’s annual meeting or even the Midwest Political Science Association’s annual meeting.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to US Politics
  • Intro to Comparative Politics
  • Intro to Global Politics
  • US Congress
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Juridical Politics and Constitutional Law
  • Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    77

    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.

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General Requirements

After applying to Hastings College, please send the items below to our our international admissions counselor Grant Hunter at ghunter@hastings.edu.

  • Provide an official, certified copy of secondary school work. Hastings College requires one of the following credential evaluation services:
    • World Education Services (WES); approximate cost of $100-205 US, or
    • Incred (for student-athletes only, registering for eligibility through the NAIA Clearinghouse); approximate cost $130 for Clearinghouse and $85 for evaluation
  • Standardized test scores from one of the following:
    • TOEFL: iBT or internet test score of 77  (our school code is 6270)
    • IELTS: a score of 6 or better
    • ACT composite score of 20+   (our school code is 2456)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    30050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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