Political Science Student Learning Outcomes

Comparative Politics:

1. Upon completion of this course students will understand the differences between centrally planned economies, mixed economies and welfare students.

2. Upon successful completion of this course students will understand and critically assess presidential, semi-presidential and parliammntary systems.

3. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understaning of the relationship between religion and politics.

4. Upon successful completion of this course students will understand the differences between federal and unitary systems of government.

5. Upon success completion of the course students will understand the relationship between race and government.

6. Upon successful completion of this course students will understand the relationship nationalism and government.

7. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding of Political Culture.

8. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding of Liberalism.

9. Upon successful completion of this coursw students will demonstrate an understanidng of Socialism.

 

International Relations :

1. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understaniding of Realism.

2. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding of Liberalism.

3. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding of the United Nations and its role in the world.

4. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding of state sovereignty.

 

Political Theory:

1. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding and criticlal analysis of Plato's Republic, or Aristotle's Politics.

2. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding and critical analysis of Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince.

3. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding and critical analysis of Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto.

4. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanidng and criticla analysis of John Locke's Second Treatise on Government.

 

Introductin to Political Science:

1. Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate an understanding of political ideology.

 

PS 1 American Government:

1. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstraste an understaniding of Judicial review.

2. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Checks and Balances/Separation of Powers.

3. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concept of Equal Protection Under the Law.

4. Upon successful completion of this course, students will beable to demonstrate an understanding of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

5. Upon successful completion of this course, studetns will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the significance of the Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainright.