Undergraduate Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the political science B.A., students will be able to...

  1. Understand the processes, theories, and empirical regularities of political institutions and political behavior in the student’s chosen emphasis area: American politics, comparative politics, or international relations.

  2. Employ critical thinking and demonstrate social scientific literacy, including basic quantitative literacy.

  3. Utilize contemporary social science research methods to conduct rigorous research on political phenomena.

  4. Write effectively, particularly to convey complex concepts and information in a concise manner.

  5. Apply abstract theory and research methods to understand contemporary political events and public policies.

 

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Political Science Chair
Nathan W. Monroe, Associate Professor
Tony Coelho Chair of Public Policy
 
Political Science (General)
 
Political Science (Graduate)
 
Political Science Mailing Address
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
 
The first new American research
university in the 21st century, with a
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University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
T: (209) 228-4400
 
University of California, Merced

 

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