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Political Science, Law, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, WI,
With a political science major concentrating in law, you will be prepared for many different careers in law, public policy, and business. As a student of law, you will learn how legal institutions influence both the relationship between individuals and shape public policy.

About

A degree in political science with a law concentration can take you on a career path in political office, public administration, law, and criminal justice. UW-Parkside faculty and staff have professional relationships with area politicians and public officials, such as the district attorney and social service agencies which can enhance your learning experience through internships.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Politics
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Introduction to Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Research Methods and Sources
  • Introduction to Law
  • Executive and Legislative Politics
  • Political Parties and Interest Groups
  • Elections and Political Participation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

• Complete the UW System Online Application.• Submit application fee.• Submit official high school transcript, GED scores, or HSED.• Submit official transcripts from any colleges and/or universities ever attended.• Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age on September 1 year of enrollment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15378 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15378 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7389 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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