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
WS 100 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                 Yes Yes  
WS 150 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes                   Yes Yes  
WS 180   Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
WS 192 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 214 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 215 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
WS 217                                     Yes Yes  
WS 218 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                      
WS 221                                     Yes    
WS 222 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                 Yes Yes  
WS 224 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes   Yes Yes                 Yes Yes  
WS 225 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes             Yes     Yes  
WS 226 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                   Yes  
WS 227 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 230 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes             Yes        
WS 234   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 236 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                   Yes  
WS 240 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 250 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes             Yes     Yes  
WS 260 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes             Yes     Yes  
WS 265                                       Yes  
WS 270 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 272Y                         Yes                
WS 274 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 276                                       Yes  
WS 282 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                 Yes Yes  
WS 290 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 300 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 320 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                   Yes  
WS 323 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 386 Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      
WS 390 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes                      

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.