The Political Science BA includes courses in American government, international affairs, political theory, public policy, and research methods. It offers the following concentrations: Civic Engagement and Public Policy, Theory and Prelaw, and Global Politics.
The Pre-Law concentration is designed to prepare students for law school. In addition to the course work, students receive counseling and other necessary assistance in choosing a law school, as well as opportunities to interview with various law schools that visit NC Central's campus. The department also offers an online Law School Admission Test (LSAT) prep course as well as its own writing lab and computer lab.