Political Science, B.A.

The B.A. in political science includes the study of governments, political philosophy, international political organizations, civil and international conflict, public policies, political processes, political movements, campaigns and political behavior. Political scientists use both humanistic and scientific methodological approaches to rigorously examine political phenomena. Those interested in critical issues such as health, the environment, political campaigns, civil rights, international conflict and civil war should consider studying political science.


Faculty Advisor - Academic Year Only

Political Science

Academic Advisor

College of Arts and Sciences


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Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete 24 units and have a minimum GPA of 2.00
  • Complete URI 101