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Political Science & International Relations

Students pursuing an undergraduate program in political science or international relations may receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA). A BA degree provides well-rounded academic programs, including general education course requirements in social science and humanities. A sample of courses available at the undergraduate level includes Modern World Governments, State and Local Governments, Environmental Politics, US Foreign Policy, Perspectives on International Development, Comparative Politics, Cross-Cultural Communications, and Globalization.

Students pursuing a graduate program in political science or international relations may earn Master of Arts (MA) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. Degree titles vary by institution and academic program. Graduate students usually will choose among a variety of degree concentrations in the field of political science/international relations such as American Government, International Development, International Relations/Affairs, Comparative Politics, Political Philosophy and Theory, Political Science. A sample of courses available at the graduate level include Political Theory, Public Policy, Sustainable Development, U.S. and Mexico Relations, U.S. Politics, International Environmental Issues, Politics of Specific Regions and others.

Occupations in Political Science & International Relations:
With a degree in political science or international relations, consider your professional opportunities within the fields of Education, Federal/Local Government, Intergovernmental Organizations, International Business/Finance, Journalism, Management and Administration, and Non-Governmental Organizations.

Organizations Affiliated with the Study of Political Science & International Relations: Scholarly Journals related to the study of PS/IR: International Affairs, International Organization, International Security, and International Studies Quarterly.
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