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Bachelor of Science in Political Science

At SEU, Political Science majors experience training paired with a Christ-centered focus on servant leadership. You will explore what politics is really meant to be and will prepare you to become the type of mover and shaker that our country needs. If you have a passion for knowledge, a love of Truth, dedication to your country, and desire to serve God, this program is for you.  Get involved in the American Center for Political Leadership as a Political Science student.  The bachelor’s degree in Political Science equips you to enter into decision-making roles at the highest levels of federal and state government, global relief agencies, nongovernmental organizations, nonprofits, and other policy-driven organizations. Upon graduating, you will be ready to pursue further graduate studies or enter into your career prepared to influence the quality of life for people in America and beyond.

Explore what justice means through the lens of a Christian worldview.

Program Details

48 hours of major core
58 hours of general education
15 hours of electives

Total credit hours — 121

Distinguished Professor

Former congressman Dennis Ross is a distinguished professor in the Political Science program at SEU. Ross served as a Florida State Representative from 2008–2018.

As a fourth-term U.S. Congressman, he served as a Senior Deputy Majority Whip and on the Committee of Financial Services and on the Committee of Oversight and Government Reform.

Ross also leads the American Center for Political Leadership at Southeastern University.

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Explore the theoretical and practical aspects of politics
  • Learn from professors with real-world experience
  • Develop your leadership skills and impact our community by joining the Political Science Student Association
  • Hone your speaking and critical thinking skills by participating in SEU Debate — our award winning campus debate team
  • Gain hands-on experience in the areas of law, politics, policy or another relevant area through an internship in your senior year
  • Note: A minor in Political Science is also available.

American History to 1877

American History 1877 to Present

Introduction to Politics

United States Constitution

United States Government

International Relations

Statistics for Social Work Research

The American Presidency

The Legislative Process

Judicial Process and Politics

Political Science Capstone

Political Science Practicum

Campaign worker

Political correspondent

City manager

Lawyer

Paralegal

Policy analyst

Politician

Human rights advocate

Historical archivist