Bachelor of Arts
History and Political Science
History and Political Science at Greenville University
Study the past to better understand the present. The bachelor of arts in history and political science equips you to succeed in graduate school or in a wide range of professions that require critical thinking, clear communication, and ethical conduct. These include politics, law, government, business, education, public and civil service, media, and many more.
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Combine the study of history and political science to round out your knowledge of government, law, public policy, and political processes. Discover how past events inform modern challenges.
Learn how to write clearly, think critically, and solve problems. Become skilled at defending your ideas with research and strong communication. Learn how to analyze and interpret research, and dialogue about politics, society, and economics.
Study in Israel. Stand on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, walk the streets that Jesus walked in Jerusalem, and visit other biblical sites in a three-week exploration of the land of Israel. Study scripture against its historical and geographical backdrop.
Deepen your education. We’re a liberal arts school. That means you get a holistic education that introduces you to many subjects and ideas, helping you grow your interests and skills.
Faith-based. Learn to incorporate your faith into both your studies and your career.
I decided to come to GU because I love the community here. I was surrounded by great people that really invested in me and always pushed me to be greater than I formerly was.
History & Political Science, BA Course Requirements
Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.
The history and political science major requires students to complete 33 credits, and leads to a bachelor of arts degree.