Political Science, Majors


Saint Louis University

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Program Duration:

24 Months

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Type

Bachelor's programs

Language of Instruction

English

Certifications & Titles

Major BA

Study Options

Full Time

Location

1 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103

St. Louis

United States

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Location

United States

St. Louis

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Bachelor's programs

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Political science students at Saint Louis University learn how to address big questions, such as what makes a government legitimate or what makes up a good society. You’ll discover the root causes of global issues such as terrorism, poverty, refugees and war. And you’ll be prepared to understand political power at all levels.

Political science students at Saint Louis University learn how to address big questions, such as what makes a government legitimate or what makes up a good society. You’ll discover the root causes of global issues such as terrorism, poverty, refugees and war. And you’ll be prepared to understand political power at all levels.

Students who study political science at SLU benefit from a program that combines the best aspects of a liberal arts college and a top research university. You’ll work with caring and enthusiastic faculty members and have the chance to participate in projects that address pressing national and international issues.

SLU’s degree in political science is a 34-credit hour program that includes courses in American politics, comparative politics, international relations and political thought. 

You can choose among three options if you pursue a Bachelor of Arts in political science at SLU:

  • A general B.A. that allows you to pick courses that fit your particular interests.
  • A concentration in international affairs through which you’ll study such topics as economic development, international security and political change around the world.
  • A concentration  in public law that focuses on law and courts and the relationship of both to larger issues of justice, social change and democracy.
  • A concentration in public policy that examines the practical application of knowledge to governance and social issues.