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POLS4800 - Senior Research Project

Spring 2020

This is the capstone course for political science majors. Building upon the content knowledge achieved in prior coursework, this course provides students with an opportunity to work with a faculty mentor and the seminar director to complete and present a research project. Topics to be explored include the evaluation of existing research, selecting and refining a research topic, utilizing databases in the social sciences, research methods, and writing a research report. Students will conduct an approved research project, write a report, create PowerPoint slides and present their project to the class
Prerequisites: SOSC3800, 90 credit hours and permission of the Department Head
3 Credits

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Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Course starting with POLS4800
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Credits: 3
Days: M W F
Location: Moon
Room: Upmc Events Center 1-4
Time: 12:00-12:50 pm
Instructor: Mccarthy
Session: 1 (01/19 - 04/30/21)
Term: Spring 2021
Prerequisites: SOSC3800, 90 credit hours and permission of the Department Head
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Communication Skills Section.

Credits: 3
Days: T R
Location: Moon
Room:
Time: 11:00-12:15 pm
Instructor: Mccarthy
Session: 1 (08/30 - 12/17/21)
Term: Fall 2021
Prerequisites: SOSC3800, 90 credit hours and permission of the Department Head
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Communication Skills Section.