Program Learning Outcomes | Pepperdine University | Seaver College

Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with a major in Political Science should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and analytical proficiency across the political science subfields.
  • Use writing skills to communicate theoretical perspectives, findings, and interpretations of political issues.
  • Apply theoretical perspectives and research methods to generate positions about contemporary political issues and/or explanations of political phenomena.
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to assess political ideas and events.
  • Identify opportunities for civic engagement and participation in political processes.
  • Integrate political knowledge with faith, ethnic, race, and/or gender identities.