2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic 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 Foundational Explorations

Upper-Division Requirements

American Government

Global Politics

Comparative Government

Off-Campus Political Studies Program



Total: 52 Units


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


Accepting Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)  

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