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B.A. in Political Science, Global Politics and Policy Concentration

Political Science, Global Politics and Policy Concentration from Colorado State University is designed to help students develop the knowledge and skills to analyze political relationships between and within countries and to pursue careers in international affairs.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $32,734 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

Students in this Political Science, Global Politics and Policy Concentration from Colorado State University will learn about different systems of government, state-society relations in various parts of the world, the ways that public and private actors interact through international institutions and the global economy, as well as the causes of and responses to domestic and international conflict.

Global Politics and Policy students are strongly encouraged to study a foreign language and to complete some of their coursework in one of CSU’s many study abroad programs.

Learning Outcomes

Students majoring in Political Science shall demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to reason through political claims and assertions by political actors
  • Skill in recognizing and responding to diverse ideological perspectives
  • Ability to locate political issues and controversies within their relevant institutional and historical contexts
  • Familiarity with the institutional processes of politics in numerous global and domestic political arenas
  • Confidence in expressing opinions and presenting analyses of political problems and their solutions

Potential Occupations

Graduates may work for government agencies, intergovernmental organizations, international businesses, consulting firms or non-profit organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

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Courses Included

  • College Composition
  • American Government and Politics
  • State and Local Government and Politics
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • Writing Arguments

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