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Political Science and Public Administration

The Department offers courses that introduce students to both the intellectual content and research methods of political inquiry. The Political Science and Public Administration degree is composed of a diverse curriculum in the disciplinary subfields of International Relations, Comparative Politics and Afghanistan Government and Politics as well as an overview of Public Administration which is designed to prepare students to understand and assess politics. Elective courses in allied disciplines including Anthropology, Sociology, History, English, Economics and Legal Studies will enable students to analyze political concepts and issues from the prism of related fields.

Department Mission Statement

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration is dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts tradition. Consistent with the overall mission of the American University of Afghanistan, the Department strives to impart to students intellectual curiosity and the tools to assess and analyze complex problems.

Degree Descriptions

The Department of Political Science and Publication Administration provides students with the following degree options:

Bachelor of Arts Program Description

The Department offers courses that introduce students to both the intellectual content and research methods of political inquiry. The Political Science and Public Administration degree is composed of a diverse curriculum in the disciplinary subfields of International Relations, Comparative Politics and Afghanistan Government and Politics as well as Public Administration which is designed to prepare students to understand and assess politics and public policy. Elective courses in allied disciplines including Anthropology, Sociology, History, English, Economics and Legal Studies will enable students to analyze political concepts and issues from the prism of related fields.

Department Faculty

Dr. Bahar Jalali Assistant Professor, Department Chair
Dr. Tat Puthsodary Assistant Professor

 

Contact Dr Bahar Jalali, Chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration