Additional information available on the Political Science Department website.
Recommended basic skills courses are
- College Reading & Writing Literacy
- College Quantitative Literacy
Political Science is the study of government: what it is, what it does, and how and why. Political scientists are interested in government at every level: local, county, state, regional, national, and international. Many of them specialize in one general area of political science such as political theory, U.S. political institutions and processes, comparative government, or international relations and organizations. Political scientists seek specialization in sub-areas within the discipline.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Political Science degree program, students should be able to:
- Use information to describe a problem or issue and/or articulate a question related to the topic
- Evaluate the relevance of context when presenting a position
- Identify assumptions
- Establish a conclusion that is tied to the range of information presented
- Reflect on implications and consequences of stated conclusion
- Connect disciplinary knowledge to civic engagement through one’s own participation in civic life, politics, and/or government
Full list of requirements can be found on at Associate of Arts Degrees, AA .