NSU Political Science, B.A.: The Bachelor's degree in Political Science is offered on both the Tahlequah and Broken Arrow campuses. In addition to a diverse set of core courses and electives in Political Science, NSU has active, student-led delegations in both the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature and Model United Nations. The program also encourages and facilitates our students’ engagement in civic and service-learning activities including providing degree credit in a public service internship. The Political Science degree equips graduates for careers in local, state, and national government, public/governmental relations, and political campaigns. The program serves as excellent preparation for a variety of graduate programs, including law school.
Major guidelines / regulations: Specifically, the Political Science (POLS) major requires 18 hours in core courses, 6 hours in American institutions and politics, 3 hours in political theory, 6 hours in international relations and comparative politics, and 3 elective hours in POLS. The major requires the completion of an 18 hour minor in another discipline.
What it takes to complete a bachelor’s degree from NSU. If you don’t complete your AA at TCC, you will need to meet NSU’s specific general education requirements. You must have at least 124 hours completed to earn a bachelor’s degree. Of those hours, 60 must be from a university (4 year school), 40 must be junior and senior (3000/4000) level, and half of the hours in your major must be from NSU. You must also be both English and computer proficient. This means that you must pass English Composition I & II with a “C” or better and demonstrate computer proficiency (high school or college course work / test). Therefore, when you transfer to NSU, you will likely need to complete around 64 more hours in order to earn your bachelor’s degree.