Bachelor of Arts Political Science Learning Outcomes
- Becomes conversant with the theories and conceptual frameworks of the major subfields of political science.
- Applies critical analysis to political institutions, political issues, and political behavior at the international, national, and sub-national levels.
- Accesses diverse information resources and utilize information from these sources effectively to develop and informed understanding of the dynamic political environment.
- Understands and applies the techniques of quantitative political analysis, including the design, execution, and analysis of research.
- Analyzes and evaluates the recent major issues, conflicts, and problems in American government institutions.
- Assesses basic international political theories, principles, and practices, including the examination of international system characteristics and foreign policy decision-making.
- Examines the sources and patterns of political continuity and change in selected countries in the First and Third Worlds
- Critically analyzes the major political philosophies and schools of thought from Plato to the sixteenth century.
- Understand the nature and development of the US constitutional system, with an emphasis on the separation of powers, federalism, police power, and the commerce clause.