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Political Science BA

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

By pursuing this Bachelor of Arts degree, you will gain a broad liberal arts education in politics, law and government to fulfill leadership roles in public service. The Political Science program will help prepare you for a career in the field and receive the academic training to further your studies in graduate school. Our faculty will enable you to understand American government relations, comparative politics, international relations and political science. 

Industry Highlights

The median annual salary for Political Scientists is $104,920, with a projected job growth of 21% from 2012 to 2022.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Legal Professions
  • Urban Planning
  • Public Policy Research
  • Journalism
  • Local Government
  • Federal and State Agencies
  • Military Branches
  • International Business
  • Education

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of this highly theoretical area of study that helps them utilize practical applications from internships in various local, state and federal agencies.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Maxine Bryant to Speak at Women and Girls in Georgia Conference

(July 14, 2017) – Armstrong State University Lecturer of Criminal Justice Maxine Bryant, Ph.D., has been selected to speak at the 2017 Women and Girls in Georgia Conference on Justice and Resistance in Athens, Ga. on Nov. 11. 

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Savannah Economic Growth in 1st Quarter 2017

(June 26, 2017) - Armstrong’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy returned to healthy growth in the opening quarter of 2017, as the negative effects of Hurricane Matthew dissipated. Employment, airport travel, retail sales and consumer confidence were especially strong during this period, as was record-setting port activity.

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