Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

UMSL’s Political Science majors want to make a difference. Our graduates are working to make a better world as leaders of public, nonprofit, and business organizations in the United States and around the globe. They include elected officials, judges, agency heads, attorneys, corporate public affairs executives, university professors, secondary school educators, foundation officers, and policy advocates.

Program Overview

General Education, 42 credit hours.

Political Science Major, 36-45

At least 15 hours of political science course work must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

The Political Science minor is also available as a component of the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies.

Program Details

Program details can be found in the Bulletin.

Department of Political Science

Sample Degree Plan

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Program Costs

Undergraduate Tuition (MO residents) $335.50 per credit hour
Online Course Fee (100% online courses) $59.70 per credit hour
College of Arts & Sciences Advising Fee $10.00 per credit hour

Please visit the Cashier's Office for more information.


College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office

Professor Anita Manion, Program Director