Knowledgeable Citizenship Begins With You
Aristotle noted that the study of politics was the first science. At A&M-Commerce, the study of politics will give you a deep understanding of the origins and meaning of social and political life, in addition to the personal and social responsibilities that community entails. Through an intensive immersion into areas such as political philosophy, international relations, American politics, and comparative politics you will acquire a strong foundation for the career of your choice or graduate studies. Our enthusiastic faculty are ready to guide you through the next step of your academic journey. Apply today!
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As a political science student, you will be prepared for a variety of career options in both the public and private sector. A bachelor's degree from A&M-Commerce will also give you an advantage should you continue on to graduate or law school.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2022
The 20th century political philosopher Eric Voegelin once noted that “the order of history is the history of order.” This course examines conceptions of political order and disorder from the earliest human communities through the Middle Ages.
This course focuses on American constitutional law as it relates to the procedural and substantive rights of individuals by examining major decisions of the US Supreme Court.
A study of major theories of revolutions- their causes, processes and consequences- including close examination of selected cases.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.