About this Bachelor's Degree

The political science major prepares students for careers in national, state and local governments, law, teaching, international service and related fields. As a general liberal arts degree stressing critical thinking and communications skills, the political science bachelor's degree is also excellent preparation for many management-training programs in business.

Student Learning Outcomes / Program Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate sufficient knowledge of government and politics as social phenomena.
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to organize information regarding political topics in meaningful ways.
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to gather relevant information about political topics.  
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to critically analyze theories or issues relating to political topics.