Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 409                                    
Course Title: Colloquium for Research in Government and Politics
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is a research colloquium in which students initiates, develop, and present independent work related to government, politics and the state. The diversity of projects undertaken by students emphasizes the breadth of concerns related to government, law, and politics, identifying emerging scholarly interests and concerns. Student design research projects in conjunction with faculty instructors and report regularly on progress to the seminar. The final research paper will demonstrate the student's familiarity with relevant literature in the subfield, competence in research, research methods, writing and analysis, and mastery of basic concepts in the discipline. In addition, the course will integrate the various sub-fields of the discipline through the examination of current research.

Prerequisite: ENG 102; a 300-level GOV course, senior standing and Government Major.
Start Date:    06/27/2005                         End Date: