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American Politics

Overview

The American Politics emphasis, B.A. in Political Studies equips believers not only for compelling careers in law, politics, or business but also for responsible citizenship. Through a biblical framework, professors teach small classes on the theory and philosophy of civilizations. We teach that God is sovereign in human affairs of the past, present, and future. Because justice, law, and government originate with God, it is best to study God’s purpose for those institutions at an institution where the Bible is preached without shame and compromise.

Students may participate in a semester-long internship in Washington, D.C., allowing them a front-row seat to the inner workings of the government and opportunities for networking. Students explore the complex factors that have produced the civilizations of the present, and engage in systematic research and analysis, and receive instruction in preparing for careers in law, education, business, government service, public relations, or library work, as well as graduate study in law, theology, history, or political science. Students are mentored to develop Christian philosophies of history and politics as parts of an overarching biblical worldview.

  • • Semester-long internship in Washington D.C
  • • Graduates have been accepted into 13 of the top 20 law schools, including 7 of the top 10
  • • Small class sizes provide valuable individual attention to each student
  • • All class material is evaluated within a biblical framework

Potential Careers

National Director of Safety Advocacy for the National Transportation Safety Board
Investigator, International Human Rights
Compliance Officer
Policy Analyst
Financial Advisor
Lawyer/Judge
Air Force Intelligence Officer
Law Enforcement Officer
College Professor

Questions about a potential career? Visit our Student Career Center.

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