2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Sep 25, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program in Political Science will be able to:

  1. Develop an appreciation of the field of politics.
  2. Evaluate, design, and apply social science research with respect to political phenomena.
  3. Understand and critically assess the processes, theories, and outcomes of political institutions and political behavior.
  4. Demonstrate social scientific information literacy.
  5. Develop and express ideas in written communication in an effective and scholarly manner.
  6. Demonstrate oral communication abilities, particularly to convey complex ideas, recognize diverse viewpoints, and offer empirical evidence of an argument.
  7. Construct and evaluate analytical, comprehensive arguments.


Total: 15 Units


*Meets a requirement in general education

Upper-Division Requirements

Total: 52 Units


*Required prerequisite for this course increases the number of units in the major.

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