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Political Science

The Political Science Option is primarily designed to prepare students to transfer into the junior year of a baccalaureate degree program in political science.  In addition, students seeking admission into pre-law or public administration programs would receive a solid academic foundation upon which to build a successful major.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate general knowledge of social science inquiry and research.
  • Describe the interconnection between economics, history, society and culture and analyze the effects of these influences on political policies and events.
  • Provide examples of the impact of both individual and collective action upon our political world.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of political theories and their impact on our world.
  • Apply classroom knowledge and engage the political process as active citizens.
  • Communicate clearly in both oral and written form.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.