1. Understand Political Science and Its Subfields
Demonstrate advanced understanding of the discipline of political science, including familiarity with each of the four major subfields: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political philosophy.
2. Employ Rigorous Research Methods
Use rigorous methods of research design and analysis to answer political questions, including multiple research methodologies
3. Write and Speak with Originality and Clarity
Write and speak with originality and clarity, providing reasons and evidence to support claims using proper citation of source material.
4. Think Critically and Analytically about Politics
Think critically and analytically about government, political processes, and political theories, including the components of a good society.
5. Collaborate Effectively
Collaborate effectively with others, including participation in political processes and engagement on issues of political importance.