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Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lovejoy, GA, United States
In today's continually changing world, the study of political science is critically important as we focus on the relationships between current events and how the U.S., other governments, and institutions respond and cooperate

Overview

Why Study Political Science at Madonna University?

  • The small class sizes and personalized advising reinforces student success
  • Flexibility with four concentration choices suits personal interests and optimizes career options
  • Gain practical skills through coursework and internships that emphasize applications in a variety of work settings such as government, law, and business

This program provides students with a general education in the liberal arts and an introduction to the complexities of the political process. You will develop excellent critical thinking and communication skills, and more broadly, an understanding of history and culture. For example, the program includes several cross disciplinary electives encompassing History, Criminal Justice, and Law to ensure students have choices for a multi-disciplinary foundation to support selected career paths.

The program is designed for flexibility by offering four different track options: American Politics, Comparative Politics and Area Studies, International Politics, and Pre-Law. Ultimately, this program is intended to prepare students for a variety of careers in federal, state and local government, non-profit organizations, international organizations, business, teaching, and law.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Government
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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General Requirements

  • Complete online application for undergraduate admissions
  • Official high school transcript (final transcript after graduation with graduation date posted)
  • ACT/SAT score(s)
  • AP, IB test score(s), if applicable
  • Dual Enrollment/college transcript, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lovejoy

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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