Political Science

Bachelor of Science

Availability: On-Campus | Program Length: 120 Hours

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Political Science at Texas A&M University-Central Texas examines the consequences of our values and behavior for local, national, and international politics. As a Political Science major, you will experience a curriculum that explores political life, revealing how politics work, and how our values shape the choices we make.

Our program will prepare you for a wide range of careers through the development of reading, research, writing, and critical thinking skills. Program coursework is designed to impart the knowledge required for effective leadership roles in your chosen profession.

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Career Opportunities

  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Foreign service
  • Civil Service
  • Consulting
  • Community/nonprofit Work
  • Graduate programs
  • Law enforcement

Transfer Pathways:

The direct & affordable path from your community college to a BS Political Science degree!

A&M-Central Texas offers customized transfer pathways leading to the BS Political Science degree for students at these colleges. Don't see your college or degree program? Contact us, and we'll create one for you specifically!

See all pathways from all partner colleges.

  • If you are planning to start your study at an A&M-Central Texas partner college, our Transfer Pathways help you identify the specific courses you will need in each semester, from freshman through graduation!
  • If you are already attending an A&M-Central Texas partner college, Transfer Pathways show you the quickest path to a bachelor's degree, with no extra classroom time and no wasted credit hours.
  • If you attend or plan to attend another college, A&M-Central Texas will create a customized pathway just for you, and update it with you each semester as you move toward your degree!
  • Or use one of our transfer guides, which lead you to an Education BAS degree by showing typical freshman and sophmore classes:
  • Contact us: We're here to help you graduate on time and with less student debt.

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