Division of Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science program deals with the theory and practice of government and politics at the local, state, national, and international levels. Students are trained to develop strong communication and research skills, critical thinking,  social awareness, and a deep sense of participatory citizenship.

Your career options

BA Political Science graduates can pursue careers in development work, government service, and policymaking, among others. They can also pursue graduate degrees and eventually work in the education sector, and/or engage with local communities to shape public policy through data-driven research. 

BA Political Science graduates can become–

  • Diplomats
  • Development workers
  • Lawyers
  • Policy analysts
  • Advocates
  • Researchers
  • Educators

Regional, National, and Global Relevance

The BA Political Science program aims to provide a solid foundation in Political Science as a discipline and in Philippine Politics and Political Dynamics and Comparative and International Politics in particular. Students are immersed in theoretical and practical discourse and work in the areas of poverty alleviation, climate action, human rights advocacy, peace-building, and sustainable development