What You Will Learn


What Is The Political Science Degree?

The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science is housed within the College of Arts & Humanities. In addition to Political Science coursework, this major requires interdisciplinary studies in the areas of Sociology, Geography, Psychology, and Economics through course electives. This program is designated as a recommended option for those Pre-Law students intending to apply for law school after completion of their undergraduate degree.

What Will I Learn In This Program?

Student Learning Objectives

What Courses Will I Take?

The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.

It is recommended students pursue one of the six career tracks below based on the types of jobs that are most appealing to them. It is also recommended students work with their advisor to do an internship within their track to give them first-hand experience in a career in their track. Course descriptions for the program tracks can be viewed in the Undergraduate Catalog.

What Resources Are Available To Me?

Additional resources specifically for Tech students:

Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?

Positions within the Political Science field vary from civil service and public administration to leadership positions in the private sector.  Common careers for students with this major include politics, legal practice, and community development programming.

Where Can I Get More Information About The Political Science Degree?

For more information about the Political Science degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Arts & Humanities catalog.