Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor of Arts is more qualitative, with requirements for foreign language classes and philosophy.
Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science degree is great for students who are quantitatively minded and want to use data and analytics in the future.
Why Study Political Science at Radford?
- Immersive, hands-on real-world experiences through internships
- Every student will experience high-impact practices in at least 5 courses
- Capstone project senior year will give you the ability to study something that interests you and helps with your transition to professional life
- 80% career placement within 1 year
- public service
- private industry
- government employment
- social activism
Political Science Days are a showcase for the work that our faculty and students do together. Student groups like the Political Science Society and Wicked Student Society give leadership opportunities from day one.
Direct faculty mentorship for all student in the program
More than 200 students in the program
across all majors and minors combined
75% of students complete an internship before graduation
Start trying to solve impossible problems
The Wicked Festival and Wicked Problems minor give students the opportunity to become authorities on persistent public problems. Students present their knowledge and proposed solutions at the Wicked Festival that is conducted every semester.