Political Science (BA)
Accelerated Program

Political science is the study of how citizens interact with their governments and how governments at all levels formulate policies to serve their citizens.

The BA program in political science offers a variety of courses and opportunities to study politics and policies at the local, national and global levels. The program aims to provide students with the tools and skills necessary to link theory with real-world problems and issues. By combining coursework in several areas of political science with broad exposure to ASU's liberal arts offerings, the Bachelor of Arts degree in political science aims to produce well-rounded learners with the research and writing skills useful for success in political or governmental careers, law school, graduate study, business or the nonprofit sector.

Degree Offered

Political Science (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of

Location
Tempe, Online

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
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Career Outlook

Many program graduates have found positions in the following:

  • Arizona governor's office
  • Federal Reserve
  • foreign service
  • judiciary branch of government
  • local and national newspapers
  • local, national and global nonprofit organizations
  • local, state and national government
  • multinational corporations

In addition, some graduates have gone on to other top-tier graduate and professional schools. These students have found a range of employment opportunities in the fields of:

  • communication
  • education
  • foreign service
  • journalism
  • law
  • political science
  • public service

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