Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Politics and International Affairs

Political Science, Graduate Certificate


Academic Information

This plan will not be available to new students after Summer 2020

The Graduate Certificate in Political Science is intended for community college or high school teachers needing 18 credit hours in political science to meet certification requirements.  With the certificate, you can advance your knowledge about how our public lives are organized at the local, national, and international levels.  The certificate allows for students to take electives across the subfield to meet their interests in the discipline and to fill deficiencies in their degree.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Politics and International Affairs

Political Science, Graduate Certificate


Careers

What Can I Do with a Certificate in Political Science?

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Diplomat
  • Educator
  • Journalist
  • Policy analyst

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Politics and International Affairs

Political Science, Graduate Certificate


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Politics and International Affairs

Political Science, Graduate Certificate


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Individualized research may be required by a chosen emphasis or offered as an option.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Some online/blended coursework Required

Student Learning Outcomes

1.  Conceptual and Analytical:  Students should be able to use key concepts and analytical approaches from political science in an advanced way.

2.  Inquiry and Research:  Students will define, design, and implement effective research projects in political science.3.  Communication:  Students should be able to make clear and effective demonstrations of their work in writing.4.  Professional and Citizenship:  Students should know, understand, and be able to meet the expectations of professionalism and citizenship.

 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Politics and International Affairs

Political Science, Graduate Certificate


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Certificate Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Politics and International Affairs

Political Science, Graduate Certificate


Campus Availability

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