Political Science (Policy Studies Concentration) (BA)

Political Science (Policy Studies Concentration) Degree Overview

Political Science requires strong critical thinking skills — to succeed in this important field of study, you have to be able to recognize and appreciate different perspectives on the controversial issues of our time. If you’re interested in serving others, engaging in thoughtful discussion, and even changing the course of history, political science might be right for you. You’ll graduate with a flexible set of skills in research, analysis, and communication that will kickstart a career you love.

Prepare for a Career In:

  • Public Policy
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Government
  • National Intelligence
  • Campaign Management

Students in the Policy Studies Concentration will be able to select from additional courses in a range of specialization electives within criminal justice, economics, education, history, human resources, psychology, and science.

“When I got accepted, I just cried knowing that I made it and was prepared to immerse myself in Thomas College life.”

Breonna Langton ’24

At a Glance

Key Courses

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Internships
  • Leadership development
  • Public Policy Formulation
  • Environmental Issues
  • Regional Economic Development
  • International Trade and Investment
  • Juvenile Crimes and Justice