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POLI 7800 Advanced Directed Study (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Advanced Directed Study is a final paper project for eligible second year Master's students. It is a focused and substantial paper, written under the guidance and approval of a supervising faculty member. The project is intended to cultivate expertise in a subject in which the student has formed an interest and has already done some work in. Examples include: further development of a paper from a previous seminar with a case study, primary sources or original research; an extended critical literature review; or, a delegated project in cooperation with a supervising professor's own research.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: MA students who are interested in enrolling for the Advanced Directed Study are advised to contact Professor Gerald Easter early on in the fall semester of their second year of the MA program. Professor Easter will make the final decision as to which professor will supervise the Advanced Directed Study for each individual student.


Last Updated: 05-Nov-15