Upon graduation, a student will be able to:

Major-Specific Areas of Knowledge

Demonstrate knowledge of the interconnections of political institutions, movements, concepts, and events from multiple intersecting vantage points.

Critical Thinking

Identify contested assumptions, ideas, and intellectual debates in politics scholarship. Pose critical questions about power relations as key political questions in a globalizing world are investigated.

Research Experience

Conduct a focused academic inquiry that demonstrates a critical awareness of competing arguments in response to a key question; formulate a systematic path of analysis; generate creative findings based on original research.