Declare independence with your Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from Ashford University. This degree demonstrates your understanding of political relationships and how our complex institutions work.
Dr. Matthew Laubacher is an Associate Professor at Ashford University and Chair of the History program in the College of Liberal Arts. He earned his doctorate in History from Arizona State University, a Master's in Education from National University, and a Bachelor's in History and Biology from the University of California, San Diego. Read his full bio.
Online Political Science Bachelor's Degree Program
Your Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government provides a broad curriculum which covers a vast array of issues and problems that are crucial to the future of our nation and the world. This program provides a systematic study that focuses on political behavior, power and authority, and conflict resolution. Your courses include subjects like political behavior, power and authority, policy development, international relations, and conflict resolution, and conclude with a research-focused capstone course.
History Degree Specialization
You may also choose to delve into other areas of political science and government when you add a specialization to your Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government degree program. A specialization consists of four (4), three (3) credit courses. These courses are taught online as part of your degree program. For more detailed information, see the Courses tab. Choose the following specialization:
Dive in to the past, and prepare for your future. By adding your specialization in History to your social science degree, you will explore multiple regions and cultures and build an intellectual toolkit for addressing complex global issues.
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Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
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If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.