Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
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Political Science Program Curriculum
Building on your core liberal arts and Bible minor courses, you will take courses in a variety of areas, including law, political philosophy, international relations, and American government. You will get a well-rounded education in politics, plus the ability to dig deeper, through seminar courses, in areas of special interest like religion and politics, campaigns and elections, nationalism, constitutional law, and key political thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Locke, and Tocqueville.This major is offered with a bachelor's-to-master's accelerated completion plan.
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- American Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties and Rights
- Campaigns and Elections