If your professional goals involve politics or public service, consider earning a bachelor’s degree in political science from Johnson & Wales University. Students enrolled in this 100% online degree program will expand their knowledge of political theory and civic engagement while diving deep into a rigorous coursework of American and global politics.
What Courses do Political Science Students take?
Students in this program will study a variety of subjects related to political science including theory, relationships, methods, and communications. Through their course of study, students will be exposed to critical skills needed to build a career in political science including campaign management, constituent relationships and leadership, political communications, policy research, foreign service, and more. Students will take courses like:
- International Relations and World Politics
- Political Ideologies and the 21st Century
- Race, Politics and Power in America
- Women in American Political Life
- American Constitutional Law
- Psychology of Conflict Resolution
- And more
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What Career Opportunities are Available to Political Science Graduates?
Upon graduating from this program, students will be poised to enter careers in fields like:
- Government and politics
- Public relations
- Policy and research
- And more
This program also prepares students who wish to further their education through a graduate program. At JWU Online, we have an array of master’s programs, including several Master of Public Administration degrees.
Want to learn more about earning your political science degree with Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education? For more information, complete the “Request Info” form on this page or call 855-JWU-1881.