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“An Introduction to Political Science” corresponds to the Political Science and Administration Area, Department of Legal Studies of the State, University of Alicante. "Introduction to Political Science" (Basic Training of First Course, Second Semester, Degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources). 6 credit ETCS.
6 ECTS credits (60 class and presence hours and 90 hours of autonomous work by the student)
The main purpose of the subject is that the student acquires solid knowledge of the Political Science and Administration Area, as well as to handle specific and general skills that allow they will develop an adequate application of the learned for better professional performance, once completed Its formative university stage. Hence the importance of a correct incardination, and balance, between theoretical and practical classes
General Competences (CG)
Specific Competences (CE)
l To know theories on democracy.
l Identify the components of the political system and understand the relationships between the components of a political system.
l Link political and administrative systems with the social and economic context.
l Ability to analyze and synthesize political reality.
l Capacity to manage political information.
l Critical reasoning about political reality.
l Introduction to theories of power, authority, political citizenship and the State.
l Forms of political organization.
l Capacity to identify processes of consensus, negotiation and political conflict.
l Operate quantitative and qualitative research data for policy analysis.