Independent Study and Research Courses

All Independent Study and Independent Research Courses must be approved by the Chair of the Department.

  1. Requirements for Political Science 298:  Independent Study
    1. Prerequisites:
      1. A minimum of three completed courses in political science, or permission of instructor
      2. At least one completed political science course within the same subfield, or permission of instructor.
    2.  Expectations for supervision:  Weekly tutorial meetings (minimum one hour per week) with instructor
  2. Requirements for Political Science 398:  Independent Research
    1. Prerequisites:
      1. A minimum of five completed courses in political science, or permission of instructor
      2. At least one completed political science course within the same subfield, or permission of instructor
      3. Completion of PS 220:  Analyzing Politics and Policies, or permission of instructor
    2. Expectations for supervision:  Regular consultation with instructor