BA - Political Science

Coastal Carolina University
United States
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September January
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Entry Requirements

If your first language is English, you are required to submit SAT or ACT scores. If your first language is not English, you must provide English language proficiency documentation through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language System (IELTS) Exam, or the ELS Centers Level 112 Certificate of Completion of English for Academic Purposes, or through another approved test. Here are approved English proficiency tests and minimum scores that must have been taken within the last three years.

  • English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 527 on the paper-based test (PBT) or a minimum score of 71 on the internet-based test (iBT);  
  • International English Language System (IELTS) exam with a minimum score of 6.0 with no subscore lower than 5.0;
  • Certificate of Completion of level 112 of the ELS Language Centers Academic English Program;
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) with a score of 51;
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) at a level of C1 or higher;
  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) at a level of C1 or higher;
  • Cambridge International O Levels with a level of C or higher;
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) with a minimum score of 74; 
  • TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) with a minimum score of 645.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to World Politics. 
  • The American Criminal Justice System. 
  • Introduction to Political Science. 
  • American National Government. 
  • Introduction to Political Theory. 
  • Political Thought of Thucydides. 
  • American Government Through Literature and Film. 
  • Latin America Through Film. 
  • Introduction to Empirical Political Inquiry. 
  • The Scope of American Politics. 
  • Introduction to Pre-Law. 
  • African-American Political Thought. 
  • Introduction to Game Theory. 
  • International Relations. 
  • Comparative Politics. 
  • International Political Economy. 
  • Introduction to Latin American Civilization. 
  • State and Society in Modern Latin America. 
  • Politics and Government of Contemporary Cuba. 
  • Women in the Middle East. 
  • Political Islam. 
  • Comparative Politics of the Middle East. 
  • Introduction to the Middle East. 
  • The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. 
  • Conflict in the Persian Gulf. 
  • Islam and World Politics. 
  • East Asian Politics. 
  • Chinese Politics. 
  • Chinese Foreign Policy and US-Chinese Relations
  • Introduction to Political Linguistics. 
  • Diplomacy. 
  • International Negotiations. 
  • Contemporary American Foreign Policy. 
  • Terrorism and Political Violence. 
  • Politics and Society in the United Kingdom. 
  • Politics and Governments of the Middle East. 
  • Contemporary African Politics. 
  • Africa in a Global Economy. 
  • Introduction to Africa. 
  • Comparative African Politics. 
  • Comparative Security Issues. 
  • Foreign Policy Analysis. 
  • American Political Parties. 
  • American Politics: Interest Groups. 
  • Mass Media and American Politics. 
  • Southern Politics. 
  • State Government. 
  • Public Opinion. 
  • Introduction to Public Administration. 
  • Public Policy. 
  • Women and Public Policy. 
  • Government and the Economy. 
  • The Bureaucracy. 
  • Criminal Procedure. 
  • Evidence. 
  • Criminal Law. 
  • Juvenile Law. 
  • Tort Law. 
  • Explorations in Political Science. 
  • Independent Study. 
  • History of Political Thought I. 
  • History of Political Thought II. 
  • History of Political Thought III. 
  • History of Political Thought IV. 
  • American Political Thought. 
  • International Organizations. 
  • Global Environmental Politics. 
  • Sustainable Development. 
  • The Arabic Language, Media and Politics in the Middle East. 
  • The Model United Nations. 
  • Globalization. 
  • International Human Rights. 
  • International Law. 
  • South Carolina State Legislative Process. 
  • Legal Reasoning. 
  • The Essentials of Legal Studies. 
  • Trial Advocacy. 
  • Mock Trial. 
  • Constitutional Law I. 
  • Constitutional Law II. 
  • The Supreme Court. 
  • The Judicial Process. 
  • Regulatory Policies. 
  • American Jurisprudence. 
  • Administrative Law. 
  • Social Policy. 
  • The Legislative Process. 
  • The American Chief Executive. 
  • South Carolina Government and Politics. 
  • American Local Government. 
  • Democracy and Development in Africa. 
  • Politics and Governments of Contemporary Latin America. 
  • Topics in Government and International Studies. 
  • Internship in Political Science. 
  • Topics in Latin American Politics and Culture. 
  • The Discipline of Political Science. 
  • Variable Credit Internship. 
  • Senior Thesis. 

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