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Study Political Science at King's

The Political Science degree at King's studies the governance of public communities and examines the individual roles within the political system.

Political science studies the governance of public communities. The program focuses on political institutions such as the state, executive, courts, and legislatures, and it examines the role of citizens, public officials, interest groups, and political parties within the political system as a whole.

For more information about Political Science, visit our Politics-History-Economics page.

King's offers a multidisciplinary four-year Bachelor of Arts in Politics-History-Economics, as well as a concentration in Economics and Politics in the four-year Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies. We also offer a minor in Political Science.

Political Science Program Highlights

  • Engage in classroom studies, discussions, and hands-on experiences that will challenge you to articulate the underlying dilemmas in public life.
  • Participate in internships and study-abroad opportunities that allow you to develop professional skills, build your resume, and expand your network.
  • Study using experiential and interactive learning opportunities that build knowledge, understanding, and transferable skills.
  • Learn from a thoughtful, faith-based perspective that also respects the diversity found among our students and in broader society.
  • Integrate theory and practice through classes and assignments that focus on applying learning to real-life situations.
  • Discover work in international development and non-profit employment through King's Micah Certificate in Justice and Development.

Political Science Program Options

Available as a major:

  • 4-Year Bachelor of Arts in Politics-History-Economics

Available as a concentration:

  • 4-Year Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies (Economics and Politics concentration)

Available as a minor:

  • 4-Year Bachelor of Arts (excluding Politics-History-Economics major)
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Music
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Science (Biology and Computing Science majors)

The Politics professors at King's are fantastic, they like to challenge ideas in new creative ways, as well as bringing new perspectives to light that enable you to see every angle of a problem. The smaller class sizes guarantee that you will have plenty of one-on-one time, so that you will always be able to get any help that you need, or discuss any idea that you want.

Joel Vederas, B.A. in Politics, History, Economics

Fall Program start date
September 8, 2020

Fall Application Deadline
August 15, 2020

Winter Program start date
January 7, 2020

Winter Application Deadline
December 15, 2020

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    Our Political Science grads get jobs as:

  • Broadcasters
  • Court Workers
  • Diplomats
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Political Staffers

    Our Political Science grads go on to study:

  • Criminology
  • Law
  • Legislative Drafting
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
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