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Political Science Learning Outcomes

Political Science students should be able to: Core Courses:

1. Utilize methods and approaches appropriate for accumulating and interpreting information applicableto the discipline of political science.

PS 300-Political Analysis
 2. Describe the basic structures and processes of government systems as well as their theoretical underpinnings and implications, commensurate with effective citizenship.

PS 201-American Government

PS 204-Comparative Politics

PS 205-International Relations

PS 206-Political Thought 

 3. Conceptualize problems and apply tools to critically analyze and resolve political arguments, information, and theories.  

PS 201-American Government

PS 204-Comparative Politics

PS 205-International Relations

PS 206-Political Thought

PS 300-Political Analysis

 4. Communicate effectively and defend in written format normative and empirical argument.

PS 201-American Government

PS 204-Comparative Politics

PS 205-International Relations

PS 206-Political Thought

PS 300-Political Analysis