Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:
  1. Understanding of political institutions and processes, both domestic and international.
  2. Understanding of normative and explanatory theories, both classic and contemporary, concerning the state, society, and justice.
  3. Familiarity with diverse geographic, ethnic, racial, gender-based, cultural, and temporal perspectives on political issues and public life.
  4. The ability to develop an argument, and to support it with scholarly and empirical evidence, in clear and engaging prose.
  5. The capacity to be knowledgeable, thoughtful, and effective citizens.