Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

A degree program that studies the theory and practice of politics and government. The program covers various areas such as political theory, international relations, comparative politics, and public policy. Students gain practical experience through internships, research projects, and other hands-on learning opportunities.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Program are expected to attain the following objectives within 3 to 5 years after graduation:

  1. Manifest the competencies required in the fields of politics and governance relevant to the national and global scene.
  2. Demonstrate functional leadership skills in public and private institutions with a commitment to the principles of good governance.
  3. Pursue interdisciplinary research that contributes to the development and understanding of the nation’s political institutions and social dynamics.
  4. Demonstrate responsible citizenship and render extension services by initiating community development programs and alternatives to address the human, social, and environmental challenges.
  5. Pursue lifelong learning by ethically engaging in the political and social issues of local and national significance.

Program Outcomes

A Bachelor of Arts in Political Science graduate should be able to:

  1. intelligibly analyze local and international political institutions and processes
  2. exhibit personal and civic responsibilities relevant to public service
  3. instill to others responsible citizenship in a democratic society
  4. conducts research that contribute to the preservation of the nation and its political undertakings
  5. sustains effective expression and dissemination of ideas in community development activities
  6. possesses the proper outlook and initiative to pursue related fields of learning.