Political Science (Arizona State University)
The 120-hour credit degree program in political science gives students the tools to analyze complex sociopolitical issues by covering American institutions, international relations, political theory and world affairs. Participants gain access to a variety of courses, internships, service-learning and research opportunities. The program takes about four years to complete; it combines flexible electives with core requirements to expose participants to an array of subjects and skills.
By learning about sensitive topics such as race relations, political ideologies and global warfare, students hone their critical thinking, research, writing and presentation abilities. They receive guidance from experienced faculty and an opportunity to collaborate with like-minded peers.
Arizona State University typically admits ambitious individuals who were in the top 25% of their graduating class and had a 3.00 GPA or higher. Graduates are well-equipped to enter into community development, public administration, urban and regional planning and public policy. They are also qualified to enroll in a graduate program.
ASU's academic programs are spread across campuses in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area; however, unlike most multi-campus institutions, the campuses of ASU are all individually different- each has its own distinct function to fulfill in line with the university's mission.Read more About this school