Begin to understand political behavior with your Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government degree earned online from Ashford University.

Your courses provide a systematic study that focuses on political behavior, power and authority, policy development, international relations, and conflict resolution.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ways in which power and authority are embedded in the structures and workings of the government and politics
  • Analyze political issues and develop methods to resolve them through effective and creative communication
  • Develop the ability to undertake in-depth analyses of political behavior as it applies to various political theories in democracy and representation
  • Assess critically the causes and implications of political conflict, compromise, and cooperation at the local, national, transnational, and global levels
  • Evaluate public policy as it relates to political behavior, rights, and justice


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