Research Project in Political Theory

Research Project in Political Theory
Advanced research skills and advanced writing for students in their junior year.
POLI
400
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPOLI 200 & POLI 201; or POLI 200 & POLI 202
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 400
Course Outcomes

Effective and Professional Writing

Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.

Effective Oral Communication

Communicate effectively by presenting ideas in a high quality oral presentation.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.

Faith and Political Analysis

Be able to articulate principles of faith in political analysis.

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Demonstrate a familiarity with each of the four major subfields of political science: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political philosophy.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of countries, political processes, political theories, and political thought.

Effective Research and Analysis

Use appropriate methods of analysis and research, including qualitative and quantitative methods, historical comparison, and textual interpretation to answer political questions.