Program Learning Outcomes

Government class

Political Science 

Bachelor of Arts

Students who successfully complete a major in Political Science will: 

  1. Analyze and develop arguments using theories and methods of the study of politics and government. 
  2. Describe how concepts and theories organize knowledge of politics and government. 
  3. Identify and critique theories that explain politics and government. 
  4. Communicate effectively about politics and government in both written and oral forms.
  5. Identify and evaluate solutions to pressing problems at global, national, state, and local levels.

Curriculum Map

Learning outcomes for all graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences


Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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