History/Political Science & History/Political Science/Pre-Law

Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Career in governemnt settings or graduate studies
  • Perfect for students preparing for career in law
  • Opportunties for minor 

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The program provides a liberal arts and social science foundation to enable a student to develop a broad cultural background; habits of thoroughness, intellectual curiosity and scholarship; the ability to organize materials and communicate the results; and verbal skills.

The History/Political Science major consists of 24 credits in history and 21 credits in political science courses, 9 credits in social science subjects, and 9 credits of open electives. Through the option of the 9 credits of open electives the student may seek a minor in a related or complimentary area such as art, communications or public administration. The History/Political Science Pre Law major consists of 24 credits in history, 21 credits in political science, 9 credits in legal studies courses and 9 credits in social science subjects.

More About This Degree

The History/Political Science major is designed for students interested in pursuing graduate degrees in history and/or political science and for students interested in government work with either the federal or state governments and agencies affiliated with these areas. The History/Political Science/Pre-Law major is designed for students preparing for a career in law as an attorney and include courses in legal research and legal writing.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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