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Bachelor of Science in Political Science

The Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree program at UHD focuses on the study of governments, public policies, political processes, and civic behaviors.

Graduates who earn a bachelor’s degree in political science will demonstrate proficiency in quantitative and qualitative research, effective communication, and critical assessment. The political science degree plan includes topics such as:

  • • Public Policy
  • • Constitutional Law
  • • Political Theory
  • • Campaign Politics
  • • Foreign Policy
  • • State and Local Government
  • • Environmental Policy
  • • War in the Modern World

Course Information

  • Political Science Bachelor’s Degree Worksheet
  • Political Science Minor Degree Information
  • Careers

    Students who major in political science learn organizational and managerial skills that are useful in a number of potential career areas. Political scientists serve on the local, state, federal, and international levels. Some possible career paths are:

    • • Nonprofit management
    • • Education
    • • Human resources and business relations
    • • Journalism and broadcasting
    • • Law
    • • Elected leadership or public administration

    Suggested Minors

  • International Relations - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Public Policy and Administration - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Scholarships

  • CHSS Scholarships
  • Degree Coordinator
    David Branham, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Room: N-1077
    713-221-8208

    Last updated or reviewed on 11/17/14

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