Learning Outcomes

Students who study political science at Elmhurst College will be able to:

  • Explain and evaluate the values, structures, institutions, processes, behaviors and policies of politics in the United States
  • Analyze and formulate effective oral and written argumentation utilizing scholarly approaches in political science
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary for active citizenship
  • Compare and contrast the diversity and interdependence of political structures, institutions, processes, behaviors and policies across and among nations
  • Identify significant concepts and themes in political theory and apply them to contemporary political problems

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