Bachelor Programs in Political Science

Compare 47 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!

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LLB (Hons) Law with Government and Politics with Foundation Year

The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom London Leeds + 1 more

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Government and Politics with Foundation Year is a Qualifying Law degree studied over four years. The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the LLB (Hons) Law Degree. [+]

LLB (Hons) Law with Government and Politics with Foundation Year

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Government and Politics with Foundation Year is a Qualifying Law degree studied over four years. The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The subsequent three years then follow our Full-time LLB Law with Government and Politics course.

Course Requirements Applicants who possess 48 UCAS Points from a maximum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications, plus GCSE Maths at Grade D/4 and GCSE English at Grade C/4, will receive an offer following a successful interview with an academic as part of the admissions process which will take place either face-to-face or via phone/skype. A non-standard application route is also available. Any applicant with no or limited formal qualifications will be invited in-centre to complete an in-house numeracy and literacy test (for those without GCSE Maths and English at grades D/4 and C/4 respectively), as well as a formal face-to-face interview. They will also need to provide 2 years of appropriate work experience evidenced in a full CV and one reference. Students under the age of 18, but no younger than 17, are able to apply for our Birmingham, London Bloomsbury and Manchester centres only. International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. [-]

Bachelor of Political Science and Public Administration

University of Southern Indiana
Campus Full time September 2018 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, U.S.I.'s political science degree puts special emphasis on skills that are highly valued by today's employers, including:... [-]


Bachelor in Politics

Ohio Wesleyan University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Delaware

To develop breadth and depth of knowledge, you’ll take a special core curriculum designed especially for OWU politics and government majors. Working closely with your faculty advisor, you’ll select courses in each core area to meet your unique interests and career goals. [+]

Bachelor of Politics

Your study of government will provide a rich mixture of the real and the ideal, of values frequently in conflict with both each other and the practical obstacles that stand in their way. These interactions confront us every day as individuals, citizens of our nation, and members of the global community.

About the Major

To develop breadth and depth of knowledge, you’ll take a special core curriculum designed especially for OWU politics and government majors. Working closely with your faculty advisor, you’ll select courses in each core area to meet your unique interests and career goals. The department offers a five-course minor as well.

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Bachelor's in Political Sciences

Hope College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Holland

We help our students better understand the institutions that shape and implement public policy — in our society and in an increasingly complex and independent world. [+]

We help our students better understand the institutions that shape and implement public policy — in our society and in an increasingly complex and independent world.

The Department of Political Science provides a concentrated study that combines excellent and rigorous classroom instruction with hands-on, experiential opportunities for learning.

We prepare our graduating majors to apply their political science training in a variety of ways and settings, whether continuing with graduate studies or law school or moving directly into meaningful employment in government and politics.

Degree programs

Our major and two minors include a separate track for students pursuing a teaching certification in political science or social studies.... [-]


Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Political Science

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Kofu

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Bachelor in History & Political Studies

Colby-Sawyer College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New London

Filled with fascinating characters and all the elements that make for great entertainment — from drama and romance to war and crime — the history and political studies major prepares you to play your own role in shaping the future through lessons from the past. [+]

Make History and Discern Democracy

Filled with fascinating characters and all the elements that make for great entertainment — from drama and romance to war and crime — the history and political studies major prepares you to play your own role in shaping the future through lessons from the past.

Put it in Perspective

Gain a broad understanding of how social, political and cultural forces shape societies, particularly the United States. Develop your written and verbal communication skills to teach others about past and contemporary cultures and political systems in creative and critical ways, including scholarly debate and the use of multiple perspectives.

Use historical and archival resources to participate in preservation projects, including the recording of oral histories, alongside faculty and fellow students. Explore your interests through a self-selected internship and your senior Capstone project, and share your work with others in publications and during presentations.... [-]


Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations

BAU Bahcesehir Cyprus University
Campus Full time September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

Being able to adapt to the changing management models and market conditions and continuous improvement are the most important necessities of the globalized world. [+]

Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations Faculty of Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences

Being able to adapt to the changing management models and market conditions and continuous improvement are the most important necessities of the globalized world. Bahçeşehir Cyprus University Faculty of Economics & Administrative Sciences aims not only to meet the requirements of the era but to train individuals who can shape the future. By this means, students are provided with the knowledge and skills that are the necessities of the new world. Today’s world shortens the distance between individuals, societies, economies, and businesses; it redefines the conditions of existing with harmony and developing. Bahçeşehir Cyprus University Faculty of Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences, anticipates this development and reflects it on its program, as a requirement of the contemporary university approach. Our University equips its students with the knowledge and skills required by this new world and raises them as competent professionals in every aspect of the global race. In accordance with this purpose, our faculty is structured with a steady global network. With this structure, students are provided with general knowledge in the first two years, and in the following years, educational programs are offered to allow them to concentrate on their chosen fields. Our faculty has strong structural features, with the ability to use modern technology and access to modern technology, competent academic staff, and foreign language skills. Our students are contributing to both the vision and the instructor's power of our faculty by continuing part... [-]


BA & BS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution

George Mason University Korea
Campus March 2019 South Korea Incheon

The world is becoming increasingly connected and the ability to create and maintain cross-cultural connections is more important than ever. As the effects of violence and conflict are felt throughout the global community, we are seeing more and more opportunities for collaboration, problem-solving, and peacebuilding in local communities and across international barriers. [+]

BA

The world is becoming increasingly connected and the ability to create and maintain cross-cultural connections is more important than ever. As the effects of violence and conflict are felt throughout the global community, we are seeing more and more opportunities for collaboration, problem-solving, and peacebuilding in local communities and across international barriers. To prepare our students to make cross-cultural connections, Bachelor's of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Resolution students must demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a foreign language.

Concentrations

All conflict analysis and resolution majors choose an area of concentration from the following:

Building Peace in Divided Societies Global Engagement Political and Social Action Justice and Reconciliation Interpersonal Dynamics Collaborative Leadership Advising ... [-]

Bachelor's in International Economics and Commercial Diplomacy

University of Latvia
Campus Full time 4 years February 2019 Latvia Riga

The aim of the program is to prepare highly qualified specialists who working in state, private and international institutions will have good command in issues of international economy and commercial diplomacy, will be able to take independent decisions, handle everyday tasks and cooperate with Latvian and foreign organizations, offices and enterprises. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science.

The aim of the program is to prepare highly qualified specialists who working in state, private and international institutions will have good command in issues of international economy and commercial diplomacy, will be able to take independent decisions, handle everyday tasks and cooperate with Latvian and foreign organizations, offices and enterprises.

The planned results of the program are the ensuring of the following general and specific competences: orienting in the processes of the contemporary international economy and the ability to analyse them by using statistical, econometric and other methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis; understanding about the basic conditions of commercial diplomacy in order to participate effectively in the activities of international trade, finance and other, including negotiations, signing of agreements, representing national or corporate interests etc.; abilities to orient in global economic environment and to take decisions in the circumstances of global competition.... [-]


European Political Science

European School of Political and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years Open Enrollment France Lille

The European degree in political science combines pluridisciplinary lessons and methodological studies. It offers students a solid general education through a variety of social science courses and courses. It also enables them to acquire technical and specialized skills in Europe. [+]

Multidisciplinarity and methodological deepening

The European degree in political science combines pluridisciplinary lessons and methodological studies. It offers students a solid general education through a variety of social science courses and courses. It also enables them to acquire technical and specialized skills in Europe.

Multilingual and multicultural program Learning foreign languages ​​English, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Portuguese, Dutch - Student mobility with the possibility of staying at a foreign university from the fourth semester - Multicultural environment within the campus Related to the presence of international students and professors) - Internships and professionalization: Students must complete 8 weeks of training divided as they wish over the 3 years of the license. Internships for which students will be accompanied by technical workshops and business modules that will introduce them to the different professions on which political science studies lead. OBJECTIVES A solid knowledge of Europe in all its aspects (economic, political, historical ...). Excellent language skills and true humanistic training. A real capacity for analysis, criticism and argumentation as well as a good spirit of synthesis. And after ? ... [-]

Bachelor of Economics and Politics

ISM University of Management and Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius

Economics and Politics is a regionally unprecedented undergraduate program designed to teach the disciplines as a thematic and methodological whole. The interdisciplinary nature of the program and its reliance on a single Game Theoretic toolbox reflects today’s reality, where decisions of economic and political agents have become inextricably intertwined. [+]

Economics and Politics

Economics and Politics is a regionally unprecedented undergraduate program designed to teach the disciplines as a thematic and methodological whole. The interdisciplinary nature of the program and its reliance on a single Game Theoretic toolbox reflects today’s reality, where decisions of economic and political agents have become inextricably intertwined. The program is taught entirely in English and is popular with Lithuanian and foreign students alike.

The Economics and Politics Program looks into the logic and outcomes of decision-making by economic and political actors. Being very closely interrelated, these two areas often influence each other; therefore, to forecast the impact of a political decision on economics, one has to understand both areas very well.... [-]


BA in International Studies and Political Science

Link Campus University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Rome

The Degree in Political Science and International Relations and the Master Degree in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences cater for those who want to operate in the field of politics, administrative and economic filed on the domestic and international level. [+]

CONTEXT

The globalized world has opened up new horizons and new challenges for the management of public institutions and International relations. To meet these challenges, you must have new and more complex skills, which allow you to understand and to intervene with the integrative approach to the complex reality of the processes.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE

The Degree in Political Science and International Relations and the Master Degree in Strategic Studies and Diplomatic Sciences cater for those who want to operate in the field of politics, administrative and economic filed on the domestic and international level. Both degrees allow students to acquire the tools to review the socio-political contemporary, through training in which the traditional interdisciplinary political science integrates with an international and comparative approach to political, economic, legal and institutional studies, as well as analysis of the interaction between the political systems and techniques and means of communication.... [-]


Bachelor in Political Science and Public Administration

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Ankara

In the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, a large faculty includes members who specialize not only in political science and public administration but also in the fields of sociology, psychology, anthropology, law, and political economy. [+]

In the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, a large faculty includes members who specialize not only in political science and public administration but also in the fields of sociology, psychology, anthropology, law, and political economy. This diversity gives students a truly interdisciplinary education. In addition, they benefit not only from the presence of full-time and visiting international faculty but also from that of outside researchers who are invited each year to the Department to make presentations in their areas of expertise. Moreover, Bilkent's location in the capital of Turkey gives students a unique vantage point from which opportunity for students to study the Turkish political system.... [-]


Bachelor in Human Rights

Malmö University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Sweden Malmö

This three-year bachelor's programme provides you with an in-depth knowledge of human rights and how they are applied and affected by the world we live in. [+]

The issue of human rights is constantly relevant. By studying them, their importance, history and implementation, we are provided with the opportunity to fully understand current events in the public debate, ranging from migration and children's rights to global crime and criminal law. In this programme, we take a look at the local and international role of human rights, and their role in public authorities, organisations and businesses. The role of human rights in democracies and oppressive regimes will also be studied.

Human Rights at Malmö University

This three-year bachelor's programme provides you with an in-depth knowledge of human rights and how they are applied and affected by the world we live in. This is a multi-disciplinary programme, which focuses on viewing human rights in three perspectives:... [-]


Bachelor in Political Science and World Politics

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Russia Saint Petersburg South Korea Seoul + 2 more

This programme is designed for students interested in understanding international and domestic politics and will prepare graduates for careers in government and policymaking, international business and non-governmental organizations, or for further study. [+]

Bachelors in Political Science. Programme Overview This programme is designed for students interested in understanding international and domestic politics and will prepare graduates for careers in government and policymaking, international business, and non-governmental organizations, or for further study. The programme’s curriculum combines political science, public policy studies, international relations, and project management and covers the key methodologies and theories in contemporary political science. The programme combines theoretical knowledge of political science with analysis of regional particularities of political and social processes. Comparative political analysis of political and social processes in different countries allows students to acquire expertise in the functioning of contemporary governments and their interactions with civil society and business organizations. Training in international relations will enhance understanding of contemporary modes of international cooperation and global political processes. By studying the basics of project management the students will get hands-on experience of real-life approaches to political issues. The programme offers two "geopolitical" tracks: Northern Europe in the European Union; BRICS and Russian Studies; and offers language training in either German or Chinese. ... [-]