Online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
ASU's online BA in Political Science provides you with the skills and knowledge to lead within a democratic system of government and in the rapid globalization of political institutions. You will be trained to link theory with real world problems and ideas, and while learning from renowned faculty, you will benefit from a classic yet contemporary liberal arts education.
Next start date: 05/17/2021
Total classes: 39
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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As a Political Science student in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you will be offered a wide-ranging and rigorous curriculum that reflects contemporary geopolitics, economics and events. Our courses will prepare you for increasingly sophisticated, interconnected and competitive marketplaces, as well as the ability to think analytically and communicate clearly and persuasively.
Throughout your degree program, you will be able to choose from courses such as Contemporary Global Controversies, Politics and Film, Political Theory and American Foreign Policy. As a BA in Political Science student, you will also be required foreign language study, which consists of 101, 102, 201 and 202, or the equivalent competency level established through testing.
Earn your master's degree as you earn your bachelor's degree
Interested in earning your master's degree? Earn credits toward your online Master of Arts in Global Security, Master of Arts in global security (cybersecurity) or Master of Arts in political psychology as you work on your online bachelor's degree in political science with the accelerated 4 + 1 pathway. After your acceptance into the bachelor's program, tell your academic advisor you're interested in the 4 + 1 program to see if you're eligible to apply.
Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
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