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Political Science

Clarkson University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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42,606.70 USD excl. VAT

Program description

Political Science

Courses enable students to use empirical analyses and theoretical constructs to understand the political aspects of the world, both in the United States and elsewhere.

Majoring in political science, you gain a comprehensive understanding of political institutions, politics in general and the processes of translating values and information into public policy. Expand your knowledge of the leading theories and disputes within the subfields of political science with diver courses. Ultimately, you gain an appreciation for the need to participate fully in political life.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Common application (
  • Official secondary school transcript, marks sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of your current passport
  • SAT or ACT score reports
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports
  • Duolingo English Test score 115

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Program content

The political science major has a total of 28 out of the 120 credit hours devoted to program-specific classes. This leaves flexibility to narrow your area of interest with minors, concentrations or double majors. Take courses such as :

  • Intro to Global Politics
  • Zombie Politics
  • Contemporary Political Theory
  • Sex, Gender and Power
  • Environmental Law
  • The Business of War

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Continuing studies

History majors shine in careers in which critical thinking, historical perspective and strong writing skills are essential for success. A few such careers include those in education, law, business, not-for-profits and start-ups.

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Clarkson University

Over our 120+-year history, Clarkson has honed an ecosystem that lets you design your rigorous academics, research and social life to intentionally collide with your own personal passions to create a powerful learning experience.  If you like to roll-up your...

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Clarkson University

8 Clarkson Ave
13699 Potsdam New York
United States of America

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