CAPSTONE 2: POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

Subject: PS

Course Number : 1451

Course Title:  CAPSTONE 2: POLITICAL SCIENCE

Course Description:

Capstone 2 is the second course in a two-semester Capstone sequence.  Students are expected to enroll in Capstone 2 during the semester after they have taken Capstone 1:  Research Methods.  The course will include discussions of important theoretical arguments and research methods tied to a seminar theme.  Students will select a research question linked to the theme of the course, review past scholarship, select a research design, and conduct an independent inquiry.  Seminar participants are responsible for preparing a formal paper presenting their research findings.  The course will culminate with oral presentations of the research projects.  Students will work on refining their individualized professional development plans, as they explore career and graduate study opportunities.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Capstone, Upper-Level Writing       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor

Course Level: upper level