Politics is the study of governments and how they relate to the people. Political Science majors often choose a career in law, government service or teaching.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of comparative political systems, especially as they relate to cultural components and socio-economic environments
- Understand and analyze the key approaches to the study of the relationship between nations as it pertains to their military, economic and diplomatic relations
- Critically evaluate and be familiar with the nature and process of theorizing in political science and to enable the students to distinguish and categorize different types of methodology and theory utilized in the study of political science
- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and values that constitute the underpinnings of the American political institutions as they have evolved throughout history.