PART I: UNDERSTANDING POLITICS

1.       I am able to critically analyze and interpret political processes, problems and challenges through the study of behaviors, organizations, institutions and philosophical foundations of political life. (strongly agree; agree; disagree; strongly disagree)

2.       I am able to understand, synthesize and contribute imaginatively to the major research and theoretical debates prevalent in the study of American politics, international relations, comparative politics and/or political thought. (strongly agree; agree; disagree; strongly disagree)

3.       Which components of the political science program were particularly helpful to you in achieving these goals? (open comment box)

4.       How can the political science program further strengthen the development of these abilities? (open comment box)

PART II: PARTICIPATION IN CIVIC LIFE

1.       The political science program connects theory and practice by preparing students for active lifelong participation and leadership in democratic society. (strongly agree; agree; disagree; strongly disagree)

2.       I am prepared to participate thoughtfully, knowledgeably and ethically in civic life. (strongly agree; agree; disagree; strongly disagree)

3.       Which components of the political science program were particularly helpful to you in this area? (open comment box)

4.       How can the political science program further strengthen the development of these abilities? (open comment box)

PART III: GRADUATE PREPARATION

1.       The political science program has adequately prepared me for further academic training in graduate or professional programs. (strongly agree; agree; disagree; strongly disagree)

2.       Which components of the political science program were particularly helpful to you in this preparation? (open comment box)

3.       How can the political science program further strengthen this preparation? (open comment box)