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Political Science

American Public University

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285 USD/credit
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About

The Political Science BA course offered by the American Public University does more than teach about politics – it empowers you with the skills needed to inquisitively question political systems.

Overview

Course Details

Go beyond the study of politics. Become empowered with the knowledge to inquisitively question political systems and probe issues ordinary citizens must understand to make informed decisions by studying the Political Science BA course offered by the American Public University.

APU’s BA in Political Science prepares you to be a global citizen by examining government, economics, and civil society's relation to contemporary political systems. This program is designed to enhance your critical thinking, research, and communication skills. As part of your capstone experience, you will conduct academic research in an area of professional interest.

Faculty provide real-world expertise from their roles in government or public service organizations.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • American Government 
  • International Relations 
  • Political Theory 

What You Will Do

  • Analyze the fundamental concepts of government, governance, economy, and civil society
  • Compare and contrast representative democracy with other political systems
  • Assess the impact of political parties on federal, state, and local government
  • Analyze how the federal system evolved and how it operates today
  • Study how interest groups in the U.S. have impacted past and current democratic processes

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Comparative Political Systems
  • Ethics in Politics
  • Political Parties and Interest Groups
  • State, Local, and Community Politics
  • Political Sociology
  • Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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