Political Science, B.S.

Do you love adventure and want to make a difference in the world? As a political science student at LeTourneau, you'll learn the skills and knowledge you need to embark on an exciting career in government, politics, law or humanitarian work.

You'll choose a degree-concentration that fits your interests and passions:

Homeland Security-Respond to domestic disasters and threats

National Security-Defend the nation from foreign enemies

Political Leadership-Be a leader in government, law, and politics

Advocacy, Relief, and Development-Fight injustice and poverty around the globe

You'll also gain real-world experience through internships, study-abroad trips and foreign language training that will put your knowledge and skills to use and prepare you for an exciting career in your chosen field.

Interesting Classes You Can Take

  • Christianity and American Politics
  • Political Campaigns & Communication
  • American Foreign Policy: America at War in the 20th Century
  • Leadership in History

For more information about course requirements, view the course catalog.

What can you do with this degree?

A political science degree will prepare you to work with a broad range of career options:

  • Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • National Security Association (NSA)
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of State
  • Elective office
  • Campaigns & Election
  • Local Government
  • State Government
  • Relief Agencies
  • U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • World Relief
  • World Vision
  • Compassion InternationalInternational Justice Mission (IJM)

Concentration Options

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