Bachelor of Arts in
Political Science

The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (BA Political Science) degree is equivalent to level 6 of the Philippine Qualifications Framework. It is the study of government, public policies and political behavior, using both humanistic and scientific perspectives, and skills to examine all countries and regions of the world. The program deals with the broad spectrum of concerns, undertanding, links between the individual (micro) and the institutional (macro), and connections between the national and global structures of policy making and politics.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science program focuses on the Philippine Government and Politics with Comparative Studies. It also aims to produce graduates who will be professionally competent, morally upright and socially responsible contributors to national development.

The program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science has the following objectives:

  1. To expose the students to the theories, practices and realities of political conditions and governance not only locally, but also nationally and internationally. It also provides opportunities for the students to understand better the different types of governments existing in major countries in Asia, the Americas and Europe, and also the intricacies of democratic republican states like the Philippines.
  2. To enable students to obtain a comprehensive knowledge and deep understanding of the field of Political Science.
  3. To enable students to acquire the theoretical and practical skills needed to be globally competitive and nationally recognized Political Scientist.
  4. To enable students to get a broad liberal education in the arts and letters, social sciences and philosophy, natural science and mathematics.
  5. Finally, the BA PolSci program aims to enable students to develop the cultural sensitivity, ethical responsibility, and social consciousness needed to become upright citizens of the Philippines and the world.

Graduates of the Online Bachelor’s in Political Science will be equipped with skills and knowledge fit for the following positions in the Philippines:

  • Policy Analyst
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Political Consultant
  • Lobbyist
  • Journalist/Political Correspondent
  • Political Science Teacher/Lecturer
  • Public Affairs Research Analyst
  • Political Commentator
  • Polling/Survey Analyst
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Government Service Staff
  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant
  • Public Servant
  • Researcher in Politics and Law
  • Personnel in Government Offices, Courts, Law Firms
Pol Sci program curriculum

Why Get an Online Bachelor’s Degree at OEd

A bachelor’s degree in political science provides students with a broad understanding of the workings of government and politics at the local and national levels. The skills and knowledge gained through a political science degree can be applied to many different career paths, including law, public policy, and government relations.

With an online degree in Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from OEd, you’ll have the opportunity to study anytime, anywhere. All you need is a stable internet connection. This flexibility is perfect for busy adults who may not be able to commit to attending traditional classes on campus. In addition, online learning is often more affordable than traditional education.

So, if you’re looking for a way to further your education without breaking the bank, an online degree from OEd is a great option. Plus, with a BA PolSci degree, you’ll be qualified for a variety of exciting career paths!


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