Option 2

Candidates must complete 36 hours of course work including a three hour directed research project in their last semester.

Core Courses - 6 hours

  • POLS 670 Scope of Political Science
  • POLS 671 Methods of Political Research

 

Three of the following courses - 9 hours

  • POLS 619 Seminar in Public Policy
  • POLS 625 Seminar in Public Administration
  • POLS 629 Seminar in American Politics
  • POLS 630 Seminar in Political Theory
  • POLS 639 Seminar in International Relations
  • POLS 649 Seminar in Comparative Politics

 

Electives - 18 hours

  • Political Science (6-18 hours)
  • Other (0-12 hours)

Up to 9 elective hours may be at the 500-level.  Up to 6 hours may be independent study (POLS 691) credit. 

POLS 695 Directed Research - 3 hours