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Political Science

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Arkansas State Capitol

Department Mission Statement

University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Department provides access to high-quality education that promotes student learning and enables individuals to develop to their fullest potential.

Academic Degrees Offered

Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Cost of Attendance

Campus Tuition and Fees

Student Life

Political Science Club at UA-PTC is open to all students interested in social service and politics regardless of major.

Benefits include:

  • Participating in events relating to politics such as debate watch parties, speakers, film screenings, and taking part in charitable organizations;
  • Gaining leadership experience by serving as an officer for the club. Positions include president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer.

Possible professions in the area:

  • Law
  • Consulting
  • Research
  • Business and finance
  • State, local, and federal government
  • Elected office and campaign management
  • Journalism, media and communications
  • Community service
  • Advocacy
  • Non-governmental and non-profit organizations
  • Teaching

Suggested Electives

  • U.S. History to 1877
  • U.S. History since 1877
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Ethics and Society
  • Statistics

2+2 Agreements

AS in LAS to BA in Political Science

UA Little Rock
Political Science-BA
Political Science Secondary Ed-BA

AS in Liberal Arts and Sciences to BA in Political Science (Online)
AS in Liberal Arts and Sciences to BA in Political Science


Samantha Staggs
Instructor of Political Science and History
M.A. History from the University of Mississippi

Areas of interest: Constitutional law.