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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 to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Allison Scardino Belzer on Nov. 10

(November 1, 2017) – In "Women in Uniform One Hundred Years Later: Rethinking World War One in Italy," Belzer chronicles the monumental transition of Italian women from hidden members of society to public representatives of Italian patriotism. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong Economic Monitor Reports Steady Economic Growth in 2nd Quarter 2017

(October 2, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued healthy growth in the second quarter of 2017 while forecasting moderately slower year-end movement.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

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.

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