Bachelor Programs in Political Science

Compare 81 Bachelor Programs in Political Science

Political Science

Political science involves the study of politics and the state. Bachelor Political Science professionals are in increased demand as social media is playing a role in the increased awareness of government and due process. Political science professionals with an understanding of human behavior can have great career advancement and growth potential.

Curriculum for Bachelor Political Science programs generally includes such topics as political philosophy, political economics, political theory, comparative governments, research methods, and political processes. There are many Bachelor Political Science programs throughout the world and different regions provide unique perspectives to each program. Bachelor Political Science graduates can have many opportunities for careers in government, politics, political administration, international organizations, non-profits, journalism, public service, communication, and law.

As politics routinely affects our lives and as more of the masses partake in activism, political science professionals are needed. A Bachelor Political Science degree can provide the knowledge and skills needed to meet this growing demand. Read below for more information and to learn more about the study opportunities!

Read More

Degree In International Relations

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

The Bac + 3 in International Relations is a training of the generalist type open to the contemporary world in the various fields of international affairs. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. In a complex and constantly changing cultural world, operational skills and a solid analytical capability are essential in order to better understand the different issues of international affairs and to facilitate decision-making and action. The Bac + 3 Degree in International Relations aims to contribute to the training of diplomatic advisers, political advisers, experts in international politics, and in general terms of executives meeting the needs of international organizations, international NGOs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Of the Media. The Bac + 3 in International Relations is a training of the generalist type open to the contemporary world in the various fields of international affairs. ADMISSIONS This training course is for bachelor's (all series) and those with an equivalent degree. Exclusive to UIC The International University of Casablanca is part of Laureate International Universities, the world's largest network of private universities: more than 70 universities in 25 countries and more than 1,000,000 students. Personal development courses Foreign Language Learning French, Arabic and Spanish Very high level faculty Foreign speakers High-Level Speakers TERMS OF ACCESS The selection for post-baccalaureate admissions follows: Case Study Tests written in general culture, and in English. Oral interview OPPORTUNITIES Academic Opportunities After obtaining the Bac + 3 degree in International Relations, students can continue their studies to prepare a Master. Career opportunities Our graduates are high-level generalists, very familiar with cross-disciplinary knowledge and the stakes approach, which makes them able to work on several administrative, political, economic and social issues. They can act... [-]

BA International Relations

Webster University Leiden
Campus Full time 4 years May 2018 Netherlands Leiden Austria Vienna China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Thailand Bangkok Beijing United Kingdom London + 11 more

Students of International Relations are given the opportunity to explore, critique and understand the social, political and economic interactions of our contemporary globalized world. The International [+]

Students of International Relations are given the opportunity to explore, critique and understand the social, political and economic interactions of our contemporary globalized world. The International Relations Program at Webster University Leiden is designed to prepare students for leadership and service in the international community. Students examine the great political powers, humanitarian issues and the dynamics of the global community using contemporary American and European approaches. Program Structure Webster University’s undergraduate programs follow the Liberal Arts system which is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education, and provide a broad background for their future career. Together with our Global Citizenship Program, students will be able to combine areas within their major with electives in other fields, allowing them to gain knowledge in different areas. International relations courses are taught by academics, political scientists, lawyers and ambassadors. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the study abroad possibilities within the Webster system and to pursue internship opportunities. The international nature of the faculty and the student body enriches this academic experience. Students experience international relationships firsthand on campus. Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the program, students should: - Be able to demonstrate knowledge of key subfields and theories of International Relations as a discipline. - Be able to identify major actors and institutions of international relations and to know their functions. - Be able to analyze international issues from perspectives other than their own. - Be able to display familiarity with foreign cultures and languages. [-]

Bachelor in International Studies

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Warrensburg

The International Studies program helps to create and reinforce a cross-cultural lens through which you are able to view and analyze the increasingly global community where we live and work. The major offers a curriculum recognized by employers seeking candidates with the ability to evaluate and understand the impact of globalization on individuals and societies. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. The International Studies program helps to create and reinforce a cross-cultural lens through which you are able to view and analyze the increasingly global community where we live and work. The major offers a curriculum recognized by employers seeking candidates with the ability to evaluate and understand the impact of globalization on individuals and societies. Why choose International Studies at UCM? This program offers study abroad and internship opportunities in more than 50 countries. This program brings in various informative speakers with whom you'll be able to interact. There are numerous scholarship opportunities available for students in this program. What will I study? International Studies courses provide you with the necessary tools to assess and follow global political, economic and social trends that arise in historical events and cultural dynamics. Courses include: Comparative Cultures Comparative World Religions Globalization and the Future International Relations What can I do with a degree in International Studies? Civil Servant Diplomat Translator Global Consultant International Aid Officer How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects. In International Studies, there are several involvement opportunities: International Studies Association Model United Nations [-]

Bachelor of International Security Studies

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

From violence in the Middle East to global warming and its impact on human populations, there are a range of global security threats facing Australia and the Asia Pacific region. In the rapidly changing and uncertain world, employers are increasingly seeking graduates with the capability to analyse and respond to complex security challenges. [+]

From violence in the Middle East to global warming and its impact on human populations, there are a range of global security threats facing Australia and the Asia Pacific region. In the rapidly changing and uncertain world, employers are increasingly seeking graduates with the capability to analyse and respond to complex security challenges. The Bachelor of International Security Studies at ANU allows students to delve deeply into contemporary security issues facing nations, international organisations and businesses around the world - including the threats posed by military power, civil war, terrorism, cybercrime, environmental degradation and food security. Students will develop practical skills that will equip them to critically analyse international security threats and policy responses and graduate with the ability to play a part in minimising their impact. Students will finish university with a degree that will open the door to their dream career in international relations - whether that's working for an international organisation such as the United Nations or Interpol; providing advice to government in defence, foreign affairs and trade or intelligence; or analysing security threats for a multinational corporation. Are you dreaming of a career with a global focus? Enquire now to find out how the Bachelor of International Security Studies is your first step to turning this dream into a reality. This degree will prepare you for a successful career in government (including foreign affairs and trade, defence, the Australian Federal Police or secret intelligence agencies), international organisations (like the United Nations or Amnesty International), or international... [-]

Bachelor in International Relations and International Organization

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

In this three-year Bachelor's degree programme you will explore political questions on an international level. You will focus on international relations, especially on the role of international [+]

Bachelor in International Relations and International Organization

Language: English (100%)In this three-year Bachelor's degree programme you will explore political questions on an international level. You will focus on international relations, especially on the role of international organizations.

During the programme, you will approach issues in the field of international relations from three perspectives: political, economic and legal. In addition, you will receive thorough training in a modern foreign language. You will acquire a broad understanding of international relations.

Within the programme you can compile your own profile by choosing optional modules. This offers many options to dive into an aspect you may be especially interested in, for example by choosing a minor. You can also opt for courses at other Faculties or Universities, in the Netherlands or abroad.... [-]


Bachelor of Social Sciences

Lane Community College
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Eugene + 1 more

The Social Science Division offers courses about people, their social and cultural heritage, and their behavior. These subjects are important to being successful in any profession or vocation, and they contribute to the quality of our lives. [+]

The Social Science Division offers courses about people, their social and cultural heritage, and their behavior. These subjects are important to being successful in any profession or vocation, and they contribute to the quality of our lives. Most Social Science classes may be applied toward baccalaureate majors in American studies, anthropology, community service, education, ethnic studies, general social science, geography, history, law, law enforcement, corrections, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration, religious studies, and sociology. The divsion offers these professional/technical programs: Criminal Justice, Community Service, and Juvenile Corrections. Academic Programs Anthropology Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Ethnic Studies Geography History Human Services Humanities Philosophy/Religion Political Science Psychology Sociology Women's Studies [-]

Bachelor in International Studies

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

Thirty-three (33) semester hours with no more than 12 hours taken in one department. PS332 or 333 or 334 or 335, PS387, PS388, ES212, ES342, and HY162 are required. Minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 (C) required in core courses. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. Major Requirements Thirty-three (33) semester hours with no more than 12 hours taken in one department. PS332 or 333 or 334 or 335, PS387, PS388, ES212, ES342, and HY162 are required. Minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 (C) required in core courses. A working knowledge of at least one modern language, in addition to English, is also required. The remaining 15 credits of elective courses work to complete the major may be taken from the departmental entries below. Additional course may be approved for electives by the Program Coordinator. Business and Economics Courses: BS315 Culture and International Trade (3) ES185 Rich Nations, Poor Nations: The Economies of the World (3) BE ES211 Microeconomic Principles (3) BE ES313 International Business (3) BE ES435 Development Economics (3) ES492 History of Economic Thought (3) English Course: EH211 World Literature (3) EH212 World Literature (3) Foreign Language Course: FL230 European Cultures and Identities (3) Geography Courses: GY120 Human Geography (4) PGC GY140 World Regional Geography (3) GY308 Geography of Europe (3) GY310 Special Topics in Geography (3) (at the discretion of IS Coordinator) GY316 Geography of Africa (3) GY370 Geography of Natural Resources (3) History Courses: HY161 World History I (3) HP HY230 Latin American History (3) HY221, 222 East Asia I, II (3, 3) HY250 Russian History (3) HY270 Modern Europe (3) HY271 The Middle East (3) HY303 History of China (3) HY312 Special Topics in World History (negotiated credits) (at the discretion of IS Coordinator) HY316 World War II (3)... [-]

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

Danubius University
Campus Full time Romania Galați

Through this program the Danubius University takes the mission of preparing specialists, researchers and leaders in the management field from the East and South-East regions of the country, getting involved in debates and society projects, in shaping a new frame of development in a European context. [+]

Through this program the Danubius University takes the mission of preparing specialists, researchers and leaders in the management field from the East and South-East regions of the country, getting involved in debates and society projects, in shaping a new frame of development in a European context. The professional skills that the graduate students can obtain after gaining their Bachelor’s diploma are: - Basic use of the international relations theories in the study of European and international cases - Elaborating European and international projects - Using methods of analysis in the field of international relations and European affairs - Projecting strategies in the field of international relations and European affairs - Assistance in the field of international negotiations and mediations between groups with different interests - Assistance in relation management within organizations and institutions that are involved in European and international cases Some of the subjects studied within this program are: Foreign policy and diplomacy, Negotiation and mediation in international relations, The sociology of international relations, International law, European culture and civilization, Diplomatic and consular law, European law, European institutions, Introduction in political science. The study curriculum includes stages of specializing practice during the second year of study, 4 weeks, and summing 120 hours at the end of the second semester. Possible carrier paths: - Specialist in international relations, - Diplomat, - Consultant in international relations problems and European integration in public and private institutions, - Foreign policy analyst, - Specialist in managing conflicts and negotiation, - Clerk in international organizations,... [-]

Bachelor in Public Policy

RIT Kosovo™
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Kosovo Prishtina

This concentration provides students with a clear understanding of public policy, the policy process, and policy analysis. Students have the opportunity to develop perspectives on a variety of contemporary public policy issues [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. Public Policy Concentration (24 credits) This concentration provides students with a clear understanding of public policy, the policy process, and policy analysis. Students have the opportunity to develop perspectives on a variety of contemporary public policy issues, especially those that emerge from scientific and technological advancements. At the heart of the concentration is the Foundations of Public Policy (PUBL – 101) course, where students are introduced to the concept of public policy and the policy making process. The roles of stakeholders and interest groups are discussed in the context of contemporary cases in various policy arenas. Students are also introduced to some of the methodologies associated with policy analysis. Additional courses are offered from the areas of sociology; political science; and science, technology, and society. The Public Policy Analysis course of study is offered especially for students who are considering the MS in public policy or who have an interest in analytical tools. Required course: PUBL – 101 Foundations of Public Policy Electives: STSO – 421 Environmental Policies PUBL – 301 Public Policy Analysis* (PUBL-101) POLS – 220 Global Political Economy* (POLS-120) POLS – 345 Politics and Public Policy* (POLS-120) PUBL – 210 Introductions to Qualitative Policy Analysis SOCI – 340 Urban Planning and Policy* (SOCI-102) PUBL – 201 Ethics, Values and Public Policy STSO – 201 Science and Technology Policy STSO – 421 Energy Policies *These courses have prerequisites or co-requisites as noted in parentheses. [-]

Bachelor of Political Science and Public Administration

University of Southern Indiana
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Evansville

The University of Southern Indiana takes a hands-on approach to political science. Our bachelor's degree in political science gets you out of the classroom and into the workplace, where you can get involved in the political process and see political science concepts in action. [+]

Get strong workforce experience with a political science degree. The University of Southern Indiana takes a hands-on approach to political science. Our bachelor's degree in political science gets you out of the classroom and into the workplace, where you can get involved in the political process and see political science concepts in action. As a political science major, you'll have opportunities to gain direct experience in the Indiana legislature or legal system, strengthening your candidacy for jobs and graduate school placements, including law school. In addition, USI's political science degree puts special emphasis on skills that are highly valued by today's employers, including: Writing Research Critical thinking Statistical analysis Creative problem-solving Your political science courses will be led by experienced faculty (never graduate students), with small class sizes that promote interaction. The political science degree offers excellent preparation for careers in government, law, teaching, business and journalism. To find out how USI's political science degree program can prepare you for career and graduate school opportunities, contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965. Our political science degree builds marketable skills that employers seek. USI's political science program stands out for its strong internship opportunities. You can choose from two types of political science internships: Legislative: You'll spend one semester working with state lawmakers in the Indiana State Legislature. Your experience may include work on a political campaign. Political Science: You'll spend at least 150 hours working in the field. Our internships allow students to work in a law office or a court of... [-]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Political Science

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

This course provides the basic analytic frameworks and theories for understanding contemporary Political Science. Drawing on the great historical political philosophers, modern political theorists and empirical political scientists, the basic aspects of politics (who gets what, why, when, and how?) are explored. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Political Science Introduction to Political Science This course provides the basic analytic frameworks and theories for understanding contemporary Political Science. Drawing on the great historical political philosophers, modern political theorists and empirical political scientists, the basic aspects of politics (who gets what, why, when, and how?) are explored. Special attention will be given to the major Political Science models that guide contemporary research in government, international relations and public policy. Objectives At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able (i) to identify and use in an evaluative framework the significant theories and models of Political Science, (ii) to articulate the major contributions of major figures in Political Science from Plato to Rawles, (iii) to articulate in spoken or written form an argument over major policy issues using appropriate intellectual frameworks found with Political Science literature. Additionally, the students (iv) will understand the importance of effective politics and good governance for the citizens of increasingly complex societies. Social Policy This course is divided in two parts. In the first segment we will look at the policy and administration practice in social services (including health, education, and community care) as well as at the traditional models of welfare (corporatist, social democratic, and liberal regimes). In the second part, we will focus specifically on the forms of service delivery (targeting, rationing, discretion, and empowering users). Here we will argue that the provision of services takes place through a variety of forms,... [-]

Bachelor in International Relations

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

Led entirely in English, the parallel degree International Relations Bachelor programme prepares students for careers in the international public and private spheres. Successful graduates receive two degrees: a Russian Bachelor in International Relations from HSE and a British Bachelor of Science (BSc) in International Relations from University of London (UoL). All courses are taught in Moscow and students can apply to participate in short-term study programmes (for example, summer schools) in the UK. [+]

Bachelor’s programme 'HSE and University of London Parallel Degree Programme in International Relations' Programme Overview Led entirely in English, the parallel degree International Relations Bachelor programme prepares students for careers in the international public and private spheres. Successful graduates receive two degrees: a Russian Bachelor in International Relations from HSE and a British Bachelor of Science (BSc) in International Relations from University of London (UoL). All courses are taught in Moscow and students can apply to participate in short-term study programmes (for example, summer schools) in the UK. Staff from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (which serves as the Lead College for the University of London International Relations BSc) develop the programme’s syllabi, prepare study materials, and assess students. The programme combines the academic strengths of HSE and UoL, offering a wide selection of rigorous courses in fields ranging from history and political science to economics and mathematics, and including a choice among five different foreign languages. Students build their own intellectual and communications skills, develop strong, persuasive writing skills, and hone their ability to formulate, analyze and discuss ideas. Graduates of the programme are well prepared to begin their careers in business, civil service or academia, or to continue their education by pursuing a master’s degree in Russia or internationally. The application process is highly competitive and based on merit. Candidates may apply in English or in Russian: English-speaking applicants must apply through entrance exams organized by HSE Russian-speaking applicants must apply through the Unified... [-]

Bachelor of Social Sciences

The University of Waikato
Campus Full time 3 years March 2018 New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga + 1 more

You'll explore the drivers and influences behind humanity and why society acts in particular ways when you study a Bachelor of Social Sciences at Waikato. The degree focuses on contemporary social issues, the ways in which humans interact with these issues and how such actions can be monitored and modified. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. Bachelor of Social Sciences You'll explore the drivers and influences behind humanity and why society acts in particular ways when you study a Bachelor of Social Sciences at Waikato. The degree focuses on contemporary social issues, the ways in which humans interact with these issues and how such actions can be monitored and modified. Waikato's Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) will challenge your thinking about the world and the people who live in it. Composed largely as a research-orientated degree, the BSocSc covers contemporary and relevant areas of study such as employment relations, social policy and environmental planning. You'll develop invaluable research capabilities and skills in information gathering, analysis, reporting and informed decision making under the expert guidance of our world-recognised researchers. We offer a range of exciting subjects and specialisations to choose from. Two of our major subjects – Geography and Sociology – are ranked among the top 250 in the world (QS Rankings). This degree may also be studied at the University of Waikato in Tauranga. ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciences

Claflin University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Orangeburg

Our Political Science program is designed to develop in students an aptitude for critically reflecting upon and discussing global issues of law, politics, and justice; the fundamental skills to conduct research and present analysis in the Social Science; competency in applying statistical analysis to evaluate research findings; and ability to analyze and interpret critical arguments based upon an appeal to evidence. [+]

Our Political Science program is designed to develop in students: An aptitude for critically reflecting upon and discussing global issues of law, politics, and justice The fundamental skills to conduct research and present analysis in the Social Science Competency in applying statistical analysis to evaluate research findings; and ability to analyze and interpret critical arguments based upon an appeal to evidence. Curriculum Program Requirements Complete all General Education requirements Complete all other Claflin requirements Complete 48 hours in Political Science courses and departmental core courses with a minimum grade of “C" Careers and Outcomes Many disciplines and human activities are connected with politics in one way or the other. Political Science graduates therefore can utilize their skills in a variety of fields, including government, law, and media, or in non-governmental organizations. Our program seeks to develop students’ research, communication, and analytical abilities since these skills, combined with other proficiencies, are useful in a professional career. A bachelor’s degree may help in some positions while others may require further graduate or professional study. [-]

Bachelor In Political Science

Sciences Po Tunis
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

The Bachelor's degree in Political Science is a multidisciplinary program open to the contemporary world, focusing on the social, economic and legal sciences as well as the study of political life, its actors, its institutions and international relations. It is an elite program that allows the student to acquire a solid capacity of reasoning and demonstration for a good understanding of the contemporary world. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. Degree in Political Science Duration of studies: 3 years Duration of internships: 1 st year: 2 months 2 nd year: 2 months 3rd year: 2 months Objectives: The degree in Political Science Is a multidisciplinary program open to the contemporary world, focusing on the social, economic and legal sciences as well as the study of political life, its actors, its institutions and international relations. It is an elite program that allows the student to acquire a solid capacity of reasoning and demonstration for a good understanding of the contemporary world. The degree in Political Science from the Ecole Supérieure Européenne de Tunis is the first to be accredited and recognized in Tunisia by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Conditions of admission : The bachelor's degree in political science is available to holders of the baccalauréat and / or diplomas equivalent or superior. The admission of candidates is subject to a selection procedure based on a study and evaluation. Mobility program, the 3rd year abroad: The mobility program abroad gives our students the opportunity to spend the third year abroad, either at Science Po in France or at the partner schools and universities of the Institute of Political Studies of the School European Superior of Tunis. Perspectives and continuation of studies: The Bachelor's Degree in Political Science allows a continuation of studies for higher prospects in Master and MBA in Management of Public Policies or in International Relations. The Bachelor's Degree in Political Science... [-]