Program Learning Outcomes - Public Policy

Graduates of this program will be prepared to:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of knowledge about public policy issues and approaches by summarizing and evaluating existing literature in the field;

  2. Apply a range of relevant theories, concepts, and approaches taken from the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, and ethics to the critical analysis of public policy problems;

  3. Demonstrate knowledge about the feasibility of solving complex social problems within the context of existing political and economic institutions and processes;

  4. Use appropriate quantitative and/or qualitative methods to systematically analyze public policy issues; and,

  5. Communicate knowledge effectively through verbal and written forms.

Curriculum Map

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