Government Major (B.A./B.S.)

Government Major (B.A./B.S.)

Purpose

The purpose of the Government major is provide a firm foundation in biblical principles of civic government, ensure correct historical education in American government at all levels; and training in limited government, political theory, law, and political and economic ideals. The major is intended to inspire and produce action-oriented students who will become Christ-centered statesmen, leaders, scholars and policy makers and thus equip them to become highly qualified leaders in their chosen career fields capable of impacting the world.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Evaluate the nature and role of government from a biblical worldview.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral formats.
  • Integrate ethical and values-driven decision making in government scenarios.
  • Evaluate political or government related dilemmas.

National Security Concentration

  • The student will be able to assess threats against the United States and evaluate informed courses of action based on that assessment.

Politics and Policy Concentration

The student will be able to:

  • Evaluate comparative political and economic theories as they relate to the field of Government
  • Demonstrate the ways in which domestic and international political and policy making processes interact.
  • Chamber of Commerce Manager
  • City Manager
  • Community Organizer¬†
  • Legislative Analyst¬†
  • Politician
  • Political Consultant
  • Political Scientist
  • Public Administrator
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