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Political Science - International Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lumberton, NC, United States
The Department at University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Philosophy and Religion, an Academic Concentration in Political Science - International Studies for those pursuing an Education degree, as well as a Minor in Philosophy, in Religion, or in Philosophy and Religion.
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Overview

The Major or Academic Concentration in Philosophy and Religion consists of ten courses: Introduction to Philosophy, Logic, and Introduction to Religion, plus seven courses from at least four of the following six areas--General (introductions to specific areas in philosophy or religion), History of Philosophy, Philosophy and Culture, Biblical Studies, Religious Thought and Culture, and World Religions. Five of the ten courses must be upper-level (3000-4000).

The Minor in Political Science - International Studies consists of Introduction to Philosophy plus five elective courses in Philosophy, the Minor in Religion--Introduction to Religion plus five elective courses in Religion, and the Minor in Philosophy and Religion--Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Religion, plus four elective courses in Philosophy and Religion. At least two of the six courses for each Minor must be upper-level (3000-4000).

Additionally, the Department sponsors the Minor in Jewish and Middle Eastern Studies and offers courses counting towards the Minor in Asian Studies and the Minor in Terrorism Studies.

Vision 

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will challenge students to embrace difference and adapt to change, think critically, communicate effectively, and become responsible citizens. Working from a strong foundation in the liberal arts, we will increase opportunities to infuse our curriculum with interdisciplinary innovation while promoting undergraduate and graduate research as well as international 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

Courses include:

  • Judicial Process and Behavior
  • Introduction to Theory and Methodology
  • Writing in Political Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application.
  • Send in your nonrefundable application fee.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams.
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT.)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lumberton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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