Political Science Degree at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (UTB-TSC)

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Political Science Degree

The political science program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College prepares students for careers in federal, state, and local governments, as well as law, business, international organizations, nonprofit associations, campaign management and polling, journalism, electoral politics, and more. The program focuses the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Program courses include: political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of political institutions and processes. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer political science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Political Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UTB-TSC offers a bachelor's degree program in political science.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male10
Female6

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic16

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Political Science program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Political Scientists

Description

Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, political scientists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -2.3% from 2014 to 2024

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Political Science Programs in Texas

Political Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

The University of Texas - Pan American

Edinburg, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

South Texas College

McAllen, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (A)

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Political Science (A)

Coastal Bend College

Beeville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Political Science (A)

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Political Science (A)

San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (A)

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,438