Understand the relevance for politics and policy-making of formal political institutions, rules, and processes in the U.S. and cross-nationally.
Understand the relevance for politics and policy-making of non-institutional aspects of politics, including the roles of class, race, gender, religion, and political beliefs in the U.S. and cross-nationally.
Understand the relevance of classical and contemporary political philosophy to the study of politics.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of various tools of analysis, including library research, computer skills, and data analysis techniques.
Be able to think and write clearly, critically, and intelligently about topics relevant to political science and to defend claims in writing and orally at a level appropriate to a graduate degree.
*Retrieved from AMS February 27, 2023. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the program.
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