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Political Science & International Affairs

Are you interested in current events and the state of world affairs? Are you curious about the inner workings of government or working with the public?

We offer six undergraduate degrees, two minors, and two graduate degrees in the areas of political science, international affairs, and strategic and security studies. Two of our undergraduate political science degrees focus on pre-law and american politics.

We invite you to explore your options and find out how we can get you started on your career!

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Associate Degrees may be started on any campus except Dahlonega and can be completed in Gainesville or Oconee (coded below). Read about UNG internal transfer policies.

Associate Degree(s) in Core Curriculum with pathway courses

Associate degrees in core curriculum require 18 credit hours in Area F (pathway courses) within the 60 credit hour degree.
Pathway Catalog Campus
Political Science G Online

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

Bachelor’s Degrees may be started on any campus and can only be completed in Dahlonega or Gainesville (coded below).

Bachelor's Degree Title Catalog Campus
B.A. in International Affairs D
B.A. in Strategic & Security Studies D
B.S. in Political Science D G
B.S. in Political Science with Concentration in American Politics D
B.S. in Political Science with Concentration in Pre-Law D

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

Graduate programs at UNG have different admission requirements, application deadlines and tuition rates.  Select a program name or its catalog listing to learn more about UNG’s graduate offerings.  Contact Graduate Admissions if you have questions regarding the application process.

Program Name Catalog Campus
Master of Arts in International Affairs Online
Master of Public Administration Online

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline
Program Name Catalog Campus
Political Science G Online
Master of Arts in International Affairs Online
Master of Public Administration Online

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline
Minors may be only completed in conjunction with a Bachelor’s Degree.
Program Name Catalog Campus
International Affairs Minor
Political Science Minor

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

The Basics of American Government

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The Basics of American Government is a collaborative effort among six current and three former faculty members in the Department of Political Science & International Affairs and the Department of Criminal Justice, and a student contributor, at the University of North Georgia.

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