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Political Science Degree Program

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science
Degree Options:
  • Major (BA)
  • Minor
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The TLU political science degree program can equip you with the leadership skills necessary to excel in both the public and private sectors. Political science programs are dedicated to creating informed and proactive world citizens by teaching students to think critically and ethically about a host of issues, and by guiding them toward becoming reasoned decision makers. A political science major is also an excellent choice for any student wishing to pursue a career in law, politics, or academia.

Texas Lutheran University offers specializations in international politics, political research, pre-law, public policy and administration, and general liberal arts. Students in the political science program also have access to a semester-long program at the American University in Washington, D.C. The Washington Semester Program gives students the opportunity to work alongside political journalists and policymakers via internships, participate in research projects, and attend seminars, lectures, and on-site meetings with the people running our country.

TLU’s Student Government Association is an excellent way for students to gain experience in public service while on campus. Students in this organization have the opportunity to hold public office and participate in decision-making that affects the campus at large and their peers.

Meet the Faculty

Germaine Walsh

Department Chair, Professor, International Studies Program Director

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