BA in Political Science

General

Program Description

Mission

The Political Science program provides instruction for students interested in a wide variety of careers in political science such as teaching law, international relations, public affairs and civil service. The program provides a thorough knowledge of political science theory, methodology, quantitative reasoning, and computer research skills necessary to meet the competitive demands of graduate and professional study. Students achieve a high level of oral and written communication skills and have opportunities to gain work experience through a variety of internship programs.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the structures, powers, and procedures of the United States federal and state government and foreign governments.
  • Use critical thinking and analytical skills when assessing contemporary political questions,
  • Demonstrate the ability to examine and evaluate information to solve contemporary social problems.

Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Complete a total of 122 credit hours of coursework for graduation.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Since1869, Dillard University has been committed to providing students with a quality four-year liberal arts education. Dillard is a fully accredited private, historically black university. In 2010, U ... Read More

Since1869, Dillard University has been committed to providing students with a quality four-year liberal arts education. Dillard is a fully accredited private, historically black university. In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranked Dillard among the nation’s Top 10 HBCUs, based on comprehensive undergraduate studies. Dillard also was awarded a Top 10 Ranking in 2010 for liberal arts schools in the social mobility category by Washington Monthly. Read less