Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of key theories, concepts, and issues surrounding the study of political institutions and processes from the four foci of the major: Communications, Law, Economics, and Government.
2. Demonstrate critical thinking, written and oral communication skills.
3. Demonstrate competence in analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating social science research.
4. Apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the major to the practice of actual politics and policy-making.