570 Campaign ManagementI 571 Campaign Management II 600 Scope and Theory of Political Science 601 Research Methods in Political Science 672 Seminar Political Influence and Organizations 695 Internship in Government and Politics
Elective Courses: (6 credits)#
540 Survey Research Methods 572 Campaign Finance 574 Political Behavior & Electoral Politics 577 Lobbying 655 Campaign and Election Law 7600: 575 Political Communication
Five Courses from Approved Elective List: (15 credits)#
502 Politics and the Media 573 Voter Contact and Elections 575 American Interest Groups 576 American Political Parties 603 Scholarly Writing in Political Science 630 Seminar Comparative Politics 630 Seminar National Politics 668 Seminar Public Policy Agendas and Decisions 690 Special Topics (Applied Focus) 697 Independent Research (Applied Focus) 3980:614 Ethics and Public Service 7600:655 Theories of Argument and Persuasion
Capstone Project (5 chapters)
Final Paper from Seminar Political Influence and Organizations
Final Paper from Internship in Government and Politics
Final Paper from an additional Applied Politics course chosen by the student
Oral defense in front of Faculty Advisory Committee
*Students should consult the Graduate Bulletin and their advisor to ensure they are following the program requirements for the catalog year in which they were admitted. The above requirements reflect the current program, effective Fall 2011.
#A minimum of 6 credits from the total 21 elective credits must be at the 600-level.