Curriculum Map

                 Program Goals College Goals
Course  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
PSC 101-102 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 124 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 130                                          
PSC 140                                       Yes Yes
PSC 180 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 192 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 200 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 201 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 202 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 203 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes       Yes              
PSC 205                                          
PSC 211                                          
PSC 213                                          
PSC 221 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 224 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 225 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 227 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 233                                          
PSC 234                                          
PSC 239H                                          
PSC 241                                 Yes        
PSC 242                                          
PSC 243 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 248 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 249                                          
PSC 250 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 251                                          
PSC 255                                          
PSC 256 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 257                                          
PSC 258 Yes Yes Yes Yes         Yes Yes                      
PSC 259                                          
PSC 260                                 Yes     Yes  
PSC 263 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 264                                          
PSC 267 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 268                                          
PSC 270                                          
PSC 271                                          
PSC 272Y                         Yes                
PSC 282 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes                        
PSC 285 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 290       Yes Yes         Yes                      
PSC 297 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 299 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 304 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 306                                          
PSC 316 Yes Yes Yes Yes     Yes   Yes Yes                      
PSC 321 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 323                                          
PSC 342 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 343 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
PSC 350                                          
PSC 359                                          
PSC 382                                          
PSC 399                                          
PSC 450                                          

Program Goals

  • Key Learning Goals
  1. Understand the basic concepts and theoretical approaches in the discipline.
  2. Possess a thorough knowledge of the content, issues, concerns and debates within the sub-fields of the discipline.
  3. Use their mastery of concepts and content to relate the historical to the present nature of politics and governance.
  4. Apply theories and research methods to understand new and complex phenomena.
  5. Relate theoretical approaches with practice through internships.
  • Additional Learning Goals
  1. Develop writing skills, including the ability to develop an internally coherent and structured argument as part of their research papers.
  2. Possess oral communication skills that allow them to engage in discussion and a verbal exchange of ideas and concepts.
  3. Computer literacy, including the use of electronic resources pertaining to research.
  4. Possess critical thinking skills that allow them to retain, manage and synthesize complex information and ideas.
  5. Possess a sense of the responsibilities of citizenship and a sense of personal political efficacy/engagement.
General Education / Liberal Education Requirements (College Goals)
  1. Students must demonstrate proficiency in written communication.
  2. Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level.
  3. Students must become informed global citizens and gain intercultural awareness through a study abroad experience.
  4. Students must become acquainted with different ages, societies, and cultures and learn how to use a variety of historical sources.
  5. Students must be able to reason abstractly and appreciate the elegance of abstract structure.
  6. Students must understand the methods of scientific discovery and experimental design.
  7. Students must acquire problem-solving and research capability by identifying, locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.
  8. Students must be able to analyze and understand the creative process, assimilate experience, and communicate it.
  9. Students must be able to interpret words, images, objects, and/or actions that are expressions of human culture.
  10. Students must understand the complex nature of social structures and/or human relationships that involve issues of inequality and difference.
  11. Students must explore ecological, policy, social, cultural, and/or historical dimensions of human relationship to the environment.