Political Science, BS

Most of the political science coursework required for the major is the same for BS and BA students, but the major for the BS includes a political science research component. The major for the BS also requires a set of mathematics/statistics courses, while the major for the BA does not.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  • possess a basic understanding of American and world politics;
  • be able to apply a theoretical approach in political science to understand American or world politics;
  • have effective written and oral communication skills; and
  • be able to conceptualize problems and apply analytical tools to solve them.