Political science is the systematic study of structures and processes involved in government, policymaking and political life. Political scientists seek to understand relations between and among nations, to study the institutions that organize these relations, and to explore relationships between politics, economics and society. AUC's program emphasizes the study of the Middle East, Africa and the developing world. Students may major or minor in political science, with specializations as listed below.
Major specializations (for students seeking a BA in political science)
Four Year Plan - AY 2019/2020
Minor specializations (for students wishing to study political science while pursuing a degree in another field)
Honors Program in Political Science (B.A.)
Senior Honors Thesis Timeline
The Admission Requirements