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College Catalog 2012-2013 
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science (B.A.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Political Science:

Students will be able to:

  • Explain the major theories, concepts and methods of political analysis – empirical, normative and policy-oriented.

  • Apply theories, concepts and methods used in the study of politics to political ideas, institutions and practices.

  • Exercise critical judgment, analyze and synthesize relevant information and construct reasoned argument.

  • Communicate effectively and fluently in speech and in writing.

  • Conduct independent, original research, demonstrating the ability to gather, organize and present evidence, data and information from a variety of primary and secondary sources.

  • Be involved in matters of public concern locally, nationally and globally.

The Political Science major requires the following courses:

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