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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 Political Science Professor Appointed to Greater Savannah International Alliance

(July 6, 2016) – The Savannah City Council recently appointed Armstrong State University Political Science Professor Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz to the Greater Savannah International Alliance (GSIA) for a three-year term. As a board member, da Cruz will contribute his knowledge of international relations and politics, encourage citywide participation in GSIA activities, direct initiatives and seek out viable opportunities to expand Savannah’s global reach.

Read More Armstrong English Professor Selected to Attend the Ernest J. Gaines Summer Scholar Institute

(June 28, 2016) – Dr. Carol Andrews, associate professor of English at Armstrong State University, was recently selected to attend the Ernest J. Gaines Center's 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from May 30 through June 24, 2016.

Read More Armstrong Professor Teresa Winterhalter Invited to Attend Japan Diplomatic Seminar

(June 9, 2016) – Armstrong English professor and Liberal Arts Associate Dean Teresa Winterhalter has been selected to participate in a two-week Japan Diplomatic Seminar in July as part of a grant sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission.

Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence

(June 7, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence located at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., on June 2 to share resources and help develop a cyber-trained workforce through education, innovation research and outreach.

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