Student Learning Outcomes
All graduates will be able to:
- The ability to write lengthy, well organized, well-written, precise and persuasive papers and articles.
- A clear understanding of the relationship between methods of inquiry and their applications to theory and policy development.
- The ability to design research suited to answer the questions and topics to be investigated.
- A basic understanding of current political, economic, cultural, and security trends in the USA and worldwide.
- Knowledge of major factors and drivers of changes in the domestic security and justice environments.
- Become familiar with the political, cultural, economic and societal diversity of identity groups (e.g., race, gender, ethnicity, lifestyles, and religion) within the USA.
- Ability to describe, in some detail, basic policy approaches and programs relevant to diverse security challenges adopted by the USA and in the world.
- Methodological and analytical ability to assess the effectiveness of various theories and policies.
- Detailed knowledge and understanding of specific security issues relevant to their theoretical and career interests.
- Develop and strengthen teaching skills at all undergraduate levels.
- Become socialized to the habits and conventions of the social science community of scholars.