B.A. in Political Science

The political science curriculum has two central objectives: a broad liberal arts education, and a comprehensive understanding of the nature and functioning of the political process and government. It also provides a sound foundation for graduate study in political science, public administration and nonprofit management, or for careers that require knowledge of governance and the political process, such as law.

Students majoring in political science choose from one of eight concentrations:

Look over the Political Science major map to strategically plan your degree progress and see the resources and activities that will maximize your VCU experience.

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