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Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer: Political Science: Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of comparative political systems, especially as they relate to cultural components and socio-economic environments.
  2. Understand and analyze the key approaches to the study of the relationship between nations as it pertains to their military, economic and diplomatic relations.
  3. Critically evaluate and be familiar with the nature and process of theorizing in political science and be able to distinguish and categorize different types of methodology and theory utilized in the study of political science.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and values that constitute the underpinnings of the American political institutions as they have evolved throughout history.