Political Science

Announcement of Curricula

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of courses in Political Science, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of American political principles.
  • Analyze and critique current political topics and issues.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the forms and processes of political participation at the local, state, national and/or international levels.
  • Evaluate the structure and functions of a variety of other nation's political systems and the international system.
  • Analyze different political theories, including liberalism and conservatism.
  • Analyze the historical and philosophical foundations of the United States and California constitutions.
  • Evaluate information utilizing appropriate social sciences methodologies and approaches, including the use of primary sources.
  • Examine complex issues and develop, evaluate and test solutions and hypothesis.

Major

Announcement of Courses

Credit, Degree Applicable Courses