Marketable Skills

UT Tyler Department of Political Science

 

Degree and Major: Political Science B.A./B.S.

After completing the Political Science degree program at UT Tyler, the student can

 Soft Skills:

Hard Skills:

Unique Features of Program (what separates UT Tyler’s program from others)

  • Address challenging problems and issues through: creative thinking, inquiry, innovation, analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information including numerical data or observable facts.

Expertise in the political institutions of both Texas and the United States.
Participate in community organizations, electoral politics, social and political movements, and elected or appointed positions in government.

  • Career supports throughout the entire degree program.
  • Internships at the local, state and national level.
  • Respond in an ethical manner by connecting data, behavior, choices, consequences to ethical theories.
   
  • Communicate ideas effective through written, oral, and visual delivery modes.

Engage in critical thinking, expository and persuasive writing, oral communication, critical reading, research and organization skill necessary for graduate and law school. Use knowledge of the law and analyze and argue court cases.

 

Pre-Law Program/Minor

Pre-Law Society

  • Work effectively in teams.

Work in teams to compete in Model UN competitions and Moot court competitions.

 

Pre-Law Program/Minor

Pre-Law Society

Model United Nations Program

  • Advance the human condition through learned international cultural competence, knowledge of civil responsibility, and a foundational knowledge of human behavior.

Formulating solutions to current global problems through the Model UN program. Explain current issues such as human rights, international law, humanitarian intervention, the environment, conflict resolution, and the role of science and technology in maintaining international peace. 

Model United Nations Program

 

 

Degree and Major: Political Science M.A.

After completing the Political Science degree program at UT Tyler, the student can

Soft Skills:

Hard Skills:

Unique Features of Program (what separates UT Tyler’s program from others)

  • Address challenging problems and issues through: creative thinking, inquiry, innovation, analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information including numerical data or observable facts.

matriculation to doctoral programs in political science.

Engage in teaching responsibilities at the junior college level

  • Career supports throughout the entire degree program.
  • Respond in an ethical manner by connecting data, behavior, choices, consequences to ethical theories.
   
  • Communicate ideas effective through written, oral, and visual delivery modes.

Present their own original research at regional and national conferences.

 
  • Work effectively in teams.
   
  • Advance the human condition through learned international cultural competence, knowledge of civil responsibility, and a foundational knowledge of human behavior.

Formulate solutions to current global problems through research.

 
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