Graduate Programs

Student Learning Outcomes

Master of Arts in Political Science (M.A.)

Students completing the Political Science M.A. curriculum will:

  • Demonstrate the ability produce quality scholarship.
  • Gain advanced knowledge of important concepts within the discipline of Political Science.
  • Gain advanced knowledge of the approaches to the study of Political Science, eg., normative v. empirical theoretical approaches, qualitative v. quantitative strategies of inquiry.
  • Demonstrate advanced competency in review and synthesis of relevant Political Science literature.
  • Demonstrate the ability to speak cogently and write fluently to explain research results.