Academic Standards and Requirements

Academic Standards and Requirements
Political Science Majors

Political Science Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the ideological foundation, structure, and functions of various political systems and their relationship to the individual and the society
  2. Critically analyze and evaluate features of comparative governments
  3. Analyze challenges facing the international community and exhibit a disposition toward moral responsibility and ethical leadership
  4. Become well informed life-long learners and active citizens
  5. Demonstrate effective critical and analytical skills in research papers, case studies and examinations
  6. Demonstrate effective oral communication and written skills in research papers, presentations, and examinations.

General Education Requirements:
All Political Science courses fulfill the general education requirement with the exception of POL 460/461 (internships), POL 470 (independent study) and POL 490 (senior seminar).

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