College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Learning Outcomes

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  • Students can distinguish among theories of politics and analyze current political situations in theoretical terms.
  • Students can describe structural and institutional components of governments - legislative, executive, and judicial - and explain their relationship to each other and to other political actors.
  • Students can formulate hypotheses, construct research designs, conduct research, and apply appropriate analytic skills, including quantitative reasoning, to the study of political science.
  • Students can write and speak with sufficient clarity and professionalism to convey their attitudes, knowledge and skills.