During their undergraduate years and after they graduate from the program, students are expected to acquire the following competencies.
1) To understand the philosophical and theoretical foundations of Political Science.
2) To understand the philosophical and theoretical foundations of international relations.
3) To understand the social and historical elements that affect political processes in local and international level.
4) To know qualitative and quantitative social science methods.
5) To express the subjects in political science in historical, theoretical and current contexts written and verbally.
6) To develop critical and constructive approaches to current problems in political science.
7) To analyze relations between countries and political systems at global level.
8) To identify the main issues in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
9) To apply the theoretical and conceptual knowledge to the examples that we have in practice.
10) To evaluate the effects of political culture and political history on the formation of political systems.
11) To evaluate the effects of institutional structures on political process and outcome.
12) To follow and analyze local and national political events in a critical way.