School of Arts & Sciences


Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Specialization in International Relations

political science, politics, international relations, diplomacy
The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Specialization in International Relations program explores the exercise of power in its various forms and contexts with emphasis on the practices in the Philippines, a country caught in the rapid process of social and political change. The Program provides students with a conceptual, theoretical, and practical study of politics that is both challenging and responsive to the times to prepare them for their chosen career in government, and foreign service, social development, public information, education and research, as well as for advanced studies in the social sciences and law.

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Program Highlights

Curriculum Highlights

Total Program Units, Standard Completion Time, Summary of specialized subjects

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Possible Career Opportunities

  • Diplomacy: Serving as a diplomat or foreign service officer for your country’s government, representing and promoting its interests in international affairs.
  • International Organizations: Employment with prestigious international organizations such as the United Nations (UN), World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Trade Organization (WTO), or regional organizations like the European Union (EU).
  • Foreign Policy Analyst: Analyzing global political events and developments, providing insights and recommendations to governments, think tanks, or research institutions.
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs): Working with respected international NGOs on humanitarian, development, or advocacy projects, tackling issues like human rights, environmental protection, or global health.
  • International Business: Contributing to multinational corporations’ operations by understanding international political environments, government regulations, and trade policies.

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