Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy
Demonstrate a familiarity with each of the four major subfields of political science: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political philosophy.
Political Process, Theory, and Thought
Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of countries, political processes, political theories, and political thought.
Effective Research and Analysis
Use appropriate methods of analysis and research, including qualitative and quantitative methods, historical comparison, and textual interpretation to answer political questions.
Effective Oral Communication
Communicate effectively by presenting ideas in a high quality oral presentation.
Critical Thinking and Analysis
Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.
Effective and Professional Writing
Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.