Learning Goals & Objectives

Student Learning Goal 1

International Relations Majors will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the components and dynamics of the international system.

Students will:
  • Objective A: Demonstrate an understanding of the issues, functions, and theories of the international system;
  • Objective B: Demonstrate an understanding of the role of history in international Affairs;
  • Objective C: Demonstrate an understanding of the role of geography in international affairs;
  • Objective D: Demonstrate an understanding of the similarities and differences in political systems and economies;
  • Objective E: Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the United States in the international system.
 

Student Learning Goal 2

International Relations majors will develop competence in the skills that are appropriate to the discipline and that are necessary for success.

Students will:
  • Objective A:  Demonstrate competence in the techniques of scholarly research in the field of International Relations;
  • Objective B: Demonstrate competence in the techniques of scholarly writing in the field of International Relations;
  • Objective C: Demonstrate competence at the ACTFL intermediate-high level in the use of a modern foreign language.
  • Objective D: Be able to analyze an international problem or issue in a manner that demonstrates global or regional understanding and sensitivity to cultural difference.