MISSION STATEMENT & STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

MISSION STATEMENT:
The Social Science department's primary mission is to facilitate the development of students from all walks of life so that they may know the true nature of man's place on earth.  Our secondary goal is to teach students three essential critical thinking skills (outcomes): analysis, evaluation and inference. We do this so that our students gain the confidence to live richer lives and that they may transfer or seek employment in their chosen career.
 
DEGREE PROGRAMS
Degree:  AA Modern Political Studies
Degree Learning Outcomes
The student will:
1. Critically evaluate the decentralized nature of power in the American political system.
2. Assess the major concepts in comparing and analyzing political systems and political cultures around the globe, e.g., globalization, democratization, political and economic development in selected countries, etc.
3. Evaluate and interpret the global interaction of nations, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations in the international arena .
4. Use media resources to evaluate and assess research and writings in issues of Political Science.
 
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS 
Certificate of Achievement:  African American Studies
Certificate Learning Outcomes
The student will:
1. Acquire knowledge about African Americans in the American and African Diaspora: their cultures, their histories, and their politics.
2. Apply data to understand the impact of societal, economic and political factors on the life chances of people of African descent.
3. Examine the global linkages between African Americans and people of African descent throughout the world.
4. Write research papers with the appropriate writing conventions and formats.
 
 
 

is to facilitate the development of students from all walks of life so that they may know the true nature of man's place on earth.  Our secondary goal is to teach students three essential critical thinking skills (outcomes): analysis, evaluation and inference. We do this so that our students gain the confidence to live richer lives and that they may transfer or seek employment in their chosen career.