Charter Oak awards 2013 Community College Transfer Scholarship
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Concentration - Applied Behavioral Science - Political Science Focus
In this concentration, students may choose their area of focus from among three disciplines: psychology, sociology or political science. Political Science is the study of government and public policy and of the political behavior of individuals, groups, and institutions. It provides an understanding of issues such as international diplomacy, environmental, economic and health care policy, and election campaigns. This concentration requires a minimum of 36 credits.
|Political Theory||3 credits|
|Research Methodology - Political or Social Science Research||3 credits (beyond freshman level)|
|State or Local Government||3 (beyond freshman level)|
|Political Science Electives||12 credits|
|Single coherent Human Services are, e.g., counseling social work or rehabilitation services||12 credits|
|Capstone HES 499 (Culminating concentration course)||3 credits|
Student Learning OutcomesStudents who graduate with a concentration in Applied Behavioral Science (Human Services) will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the different fields of psychology, sociology or political science and have an understanding of the sub-specialties of the respective discipline;
- understand and use quantitative and qualitative research methodologies in psychology, sociology or political science;
- write about topics in psychology, sociology or political science with clarity and organization; and
- demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge of intervention strategies (e.g., in counseling, social work, rehabilitation services or criminal justice settings) in the chosen discipline with individuals, groups, the community, the family or an organization.