POLS120 Introduction to Political Theory


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Individual and Society

-Think critically about how individuals influence and are influenced by political, geographic, economic, cultural, and family institutions in their own and other cultures and explain how one's knowledge and beliefs may differ from others.

-Examine how literature, history, ethical systems, scientific inquiry, or communicative practice shape our knowledge and perception of individuals and social structures.


Understanding the Past

-Critically analyze the cultural, economic, geographical, and political processes that influenced historical events.

-Understand and explain the significance and influence of the past and its connection to current political, scientific, and cultural forces.


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