Program Review

Mission Statement

The Political Science Department's mission is to develop critically trained, politically knowledgeable, globally minded, and civically engaged citizens. Our students will...

  • apply disciplinary knowledge in the service of others. (Active social engagement).
  • communicate ideas clearly in their written work. (Competence in written communication).
  • use valid and established social science methodology in their research. (Critically trained).
Program Learning Outcomes

As a result of what they have learned in their political science program, graduates will be able to do the following:

1.  Active Social Engagement. 

Students will apply disciplinary knowledge in the service of others.

2.  Competence in written communication. 

Students will communicate ideas clearly in their written work.

3.  Critically trained. 

Students will use valid and established social science methodology in their research.  

Program Review Resources

Curriculum Map A curriculum map is a visual representation of the structure of program curriculum. The map charts program courses, syllabi, and assessments as they relate to the intended program learning outcomes. In other words, a curriculum map is the intellectual linkage that presents twenty plus courses as a story of learning.

Multi-year Assessment Plan A mullti-year assessment plan shows what program learning outcomes will be assessed in what years.

Annual and Six-Year Reports

The links below lead to reports from the past few years

2015, 2014, 2012 six year report, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006 (5 year report),