Online Bachelor of Science in Political Science
Offered through The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the online Bachelor of Science in Political Science is the study of how citizens interact with their governments and how governments at all levels formulate policies to serve their citizens.
Next start date: 03/08/2021
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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This undergraduate degree focuses on a broad, rigorous curriculum that reflects contemporary geopolitics, economics and events. Courses will prepare you for increasingly sophisticated, interconnected and competitive marketplaces. During the progression of your degree program, you will find that the coursework combines theory with real-world problem solving, along with a classic, yet contemporary liberal arts education. Working with renowned faculty, you will learn analytical thinking and clear, persuasive communication.
ASU’s Bachelor of Science in Political Science offers a variety of courses and opportunities to study politics and policies at the local, national and global levels. As a BS student in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you will also be required to complete two Science and Society courses, which include courses such as Introduction to Global Health, Technology and Society, and Women and Health. Graduates of this program often progress to careers in law, politics, education, journalism, communications and public service, and many have gone on to work for major government and corporate institutions and have attended prestigious graduate schools, including Columbia, Duke, Harvard, Oxford, University of Chicago, and University of California-Los Angeles.
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 Science in Political Science have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
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