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Senior Thesis | Department of Political Science
The Graduate Program in Political Science takes pride in its faculty to student ratio, meaning that students benefit from smaller classes and greater individual attention. Every year, the department accepts approximately 12 to 15 students in the MA program, and 3-4 students into the PhD program. The Graduate Program in Political Science provides financial assistance to most MAs and to all PhDs - and the latter are guaranteed support for up to four academic years. Our students have had success in competing for external funding including OGS and SSHRC.
Undergraduate Thesis Political Science
EVANSTON – Weinberg Senior Kevin Pandolph turned in his senior thesis statement three weeks before graduation, reported the Office of Undergraduate Advising. Pandolph, a political science major and member of Tappa Tappa Keg fraternity, decided he needed to do something to distinguish himself from his peers as he begins his job search, and decided to apply for honors in his major.
Thesis/Graduation Requirements - Political Science
Broad questions, by contrast, lack focus and need to be narrowed and framed in a way that makes the topic researchable. The quickest way to make progress is to write a paragraph about the topic, and take it to Political Science faculty member to discuss.
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Admission to the political science honors program is competitive. Honors students work closely with a faculty advisor to complete a research project of their own design. Honors students craft a research plan, analyze relevant research materials, and write a 60-100 page senior thesis based on this research.