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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.

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Professors: Eliot Dickinson, Mark Henkels, Mary Pettenger
Assistant professor: Earlene Camarillo


To serve students through teaching and mentoring, serve society through research, public outreach and activities and serve the university through collegial participation in all aspects of the community.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Critically analyze political problems.
  2. Understand the structure and processes of local, state, national and foreign governments.
  3. Develop skills in research, writing, public outreach, advocacy and leadership.

Political Science Elective Credits: 16

Experiential and Cultural Requirement

In addition to the above course requirements, students must complete at least 8 credits in an experiential or cultural requirement, selected in consultation with the student’s adviser.

Suggested options are:

  1. college level study in a second language;
  2. credits in a study abroad program;
  3. elective courses in Social Sciences (Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Geography and Sustainability, History, Political Science and Sociology).

Total Credits: 68

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