Political Science

Political Science

Thank you for your interest in the Political Science major. Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting new students into this major. If you are interested in Political Science, consider the Political Science specialization as part of the Liberal Studies major. 

Program Outcomes
  1. Gain basic knowledge of the institutional structure of government in the United States. Students will also gain familiarity with current theories of politics in the United States Both Internally and through the projection of American Hegemony abroad.

  2. Understand general theories and cases of comparative politics in societies outside the United States.

  3. Understand and be able to interrelate the leading theories, literature, and approaches in the subfields of American Government, political theory and methods; international relations.

  4. Be conversant with the major debates and solutions to the problems of political order and the social good as found in the Western tradition of political philosophy.

  5. Gain facility in consistently expressing political discourse and theoretical proficiencies through scholarly writing encompassing accepted methods of qualitative and quantitative research; analysis in the social sciences.

  6. Become acquainted with the requirements for entry into graduate degree studies in Political Science, related social sciences and the study of Jurisprudence.

  7. Understand and be able to interrelate the leading theories, literature, and approaches in the subfields of American Government, political theory and methods, international relations, and comparative politics.

Related Pages

Degree Programs

Bachelor Degrees

Master Degrees

Post Baccalaureate Programs

Endorsements

Graduate Certificates

Associate Degrees

Online Degrees