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The Department of Political Science offers two degree programs: a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science, requiring 120-121 credit hours. Both prepare students for a wide range of graduate programs and career opportunities. The Bachelor of Arts program provides broad coverage of the political science discipline and emphasizes communication skills and humanities. The Bachelor of Science program is recommended for those with an aptitude for mathematics and/or an interest in political economy, public administration, public policy, or other fields requiring advanced quantitative skills. Both programs are appropriate for pre-law students and for students interested in either American or global politics. Note that the Bachelor of Arts degree requires a minor, and the Bachelor of Science degree requires a field of concentration and, depending on the concentration, requires or allows a minor.
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