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Online Political Science B.A.

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Online Political Science B.A.

The Department of Political Science online program enables students to earn a B.A. in political science from anywhere in the world without sacrificing a quality education. To apply, visit and create an undergraduate application within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

In addition to the standard University of Iowa CLAS undergraduate admissions requirements, to be eligible for admission to the online program:

  • Students must have completed a high-school degree at least three years before admission and have at least 24 semester hours of graded college-level transfer credit with a GPA of 2.00 or higher.


  • Students must have earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Associate of Science (AS), or Associate of Arts (AA) with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above for all college-level transfer credit.

Program Features & Benefits

  • Bachelor of Arts degree awarded by the University of Iowa, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)
  • Online courses taught by on-campus faculty
  • Academic advising and instructor office hours via web meeting
  • Iowa resident and out-of-state students pay the same tuition
  • Flexible and self-paced options

Degree Requirements
Students in the online degree program are held to the same degree and major requirements as on campus students. More information about the B.A. Political Science requirements can be found in the General Catalog.