Completion of the political science major methodology requirement (ps363 or its equivalent) by the end of the junior year completion of a second methods course by the end of the junior year (see below for list of eligible courses) students writing theses in political theory must choose a course from the theory track while. The department offers programs leading to the ma (with or without thesis) and phd degrees these programs combine depth of specialization in a particular field with breadth of knowledge in related fields the staff offers courses and supervises research on most of the important areas of political science students may. In the first semester students have to take one core course in the field of international relations and the course transnational politics this course presents a distinctive story about the development of politics in the 21st century students also choose two relevant electives from a list of approximately 20 electives (topics. Under the rules of the college of liberal arts and jackson college, the requirements for thesis honors in political science are as follows: (a) appearance on the dean's list for at least two semesters (b) acceptance into the department's honors thesis program by the end of their junior year if you are a junior majoring in. Starting in the 2016–17 academic year, the department of political science has abolished the list of pre-approved petition courses no course outside of political those following the long paper path, described below, must complete eight courses while those on the ba thesis path must complete at least six it may be.
Senior thesis many resources are available for seniors writing theses in political science, including the political science senior thesis handbook we recommend that seniors also look at the general resources offered by the cis thesis page and the reed senior handbook (pdf) a list of past theses in political science are. Students must inform faculty if they intend to undertake the thesis option • a list of faculty and their research interests are available on the department website mrp option requirements and timeline fall term students will take 3 courses: one ps9501a - scope and methods of political science two graduate courses. The department will hold an information session during spring term details are to be announced via the ps majors email list – honors info session packet students who successfully complete a political science honors thesis may have their thesis nominated by their faculty advisor for the philo sherman bennett prize.
For a list of honors theses written in political science from 1940 to the present, click here for a list of international relations-political science honors theses written in 2014-15, click here bound copies of these theses are available to look at in the stettner political science library (pne 251) please do not remove the copies. A list of good thesis topics for political science papers do you wish to compose a successful dissertation paper then, you will have to think carefully about what your topic will be it is understandable that it is at times quite hard to produce interesting and fresh concepts on your own so, you are lucky that there are. Political science theses and dissertations · follow index lee, kyu young ( 2017), political clout of government bondholders: how government bondholders expect and affect states' conflictual behaviors · pdf kim, mi-son (2015), parties without brand names: the causes and consequences of party relabeling · pdf.
List of unique potential thesis topics for political science students it is time to write your thesis about a subject in political science there are so many topics you can pick from based on today's state of politics as well as drawing from historical contexts it can be difficult choosing a topic that is not too broad making your. Admission to the graduate program in political science is only available in the fall semester master of arts students complete 36 credit hours beyond the baccalaureate degree, a comprehensive examination in their major field, and either a thesis or non-thesis option paper which reflects rigorous scholarship and original. Complete all regular requirements for the major in political science 2 complete 3 units of posc 490h: honors seminar 3 complete 3 units of posc 491h: honors research 4 complete 3 units of posc 492h: honors thesis 5 have at the time of graduation a minimum cumulative gpa of 33 and 35 in political science. 790:101 introduction to politics general introduction to major concepts, issues, and theoretical approaches to the study of politics for students beginning a political science major and for students with other majors interested in a course in politics 790:102 the study of politics introduces students to the.
Course syllabus and literature course syllabus (valid from autumn term 2017) · elective special courses within political science iii (29 kb) literature list for political science iii, autumn semester 2017 (44 kb) literature list for political science iii, spring semester 2018 (102 kb). The following criteria are required to participate in the political science honors thesis program: completion of political science 191h with a grade of at least a- the permanent faculty list is at the department website http://wwwpolisci uclaedu/faculty or at the undergraduate counseling office in 4269 bunche hall. The most important first step is to talk to a faculty member as soon as possible if you are interested in exploring the possibility of writing an honors thesis a full list of our faculty is available 2 the faculty project advisor notifies the department's honors advisor that the student is eligible to enroll in political science 4999h.