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Welcome to Virginia Tech's Department of Political Science, which also houses the Program in International Studies. The Department offers two distinct degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. On this website we provide information about the department, including course listings, faculty biographies, and details about the graduate and undergraduate programs (both majors and minors), including our award-winning Online M.A. Program. 


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    220 Stanger Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061-0130
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