Student Learning Outcomes
- Political science majors should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and skills necessary for a life of responsible citizenship in the democratic political process and meaningful civic engagement in the life of the community.
- Political science majors should know the basic features of democratic governance and understand the philosophical, religious, cultural, and historical basis of its development.
- Political science majors should be able to explain, analyze, and critique attempts by governments and non-state actors to address local, regional, national, and international issues and trends.
- Political science majors should be able to demonstrate in written and oral form engagement in a personal faith-pilgrimage, which enables the integration of faith and reason, the development of value-based character, and a commitment to the service of God and human culture.
- Political science majors should understand basic research concepts and methodology as they are employed in the analysis of political behavior and policy formation.