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Program at a Glance

College of Sciences
Pol, Scty & Intl Afrs, Schl of
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog
  • Co-op or internship credit cannot be used in this major without prior school approval
  • Students should consult with a school advisor
  • School Residency Requirement consists of at least 21 semester hours of regularly scheduled courses taken from the UCF School of Politics, Security, and Intl Affairs
  • All prerequisites of courses taught within the College of Sciences will be enforced.
  • Most courses designated in 1 (General Education Program) and 2 (Common Program Prerequisites) are usually completed in the first 60 hours

Double major/dual degree policy in Political Science programs and minors:

  • Students who double major/degree in any Political Science track and International and Global Studies shall not count more than two courses toward both programs, with the exception of:
    • POS 2041 - American National Government
    • POS 3703 - Scope and Methods of Political Science
  • Students who major in International and Global Studies, and minor in Political Science, shall not count more than one course toward both programs, except for the following course.
    • POS 2041 - American National Government

International and Global Studies (B.A.) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
November 1
March 1
July 1
November 1
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September 1
January 1

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Government Affairs Researcher
  • Government Affairs Specialist
  • Local Governance and Citizen Participation Specialist
  • Political Consultant
  • Political Research Scientist
  • Political Researcher
  • Social Science Professor
  • Survey Research Professor
  • Urban Planning Professor

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