Learning Outcomes

The Political Science Department has clearly stated program-level outcomes.

Undergraduate program:

A. To demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the methods and findings of the discipline.

B. To demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the key statistical tools used in political science.

C. To demonstrate critical thinking and writing skills in the study of political science.

D. To demonstrate an understanding of the workplace experience.

Graduate program:

A.  Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the scientific study of politics.

B.  Demonstrate a sound understanding of the ethical issues facing public officials.

C.  Demonstrate the use of analytical and research skills in the study of political science.

D.  Demonstrate refined writing skills appropriate to the discipline.

E.  Demonstrate clear and coherent oral communication skills appropriate to the discipline.