Students in this seminar study major theoretical approaches to comparative politics and are required to apply those approaches to their senior thesis. The theme of this seminar changes each year. Prospective students should check with the comparative politics faculty to determine the theoretical, substantive, and geographical focus. Students are expected to participate regularly in seminar discussions and may be responsible for leading class sessions.
Prerequisites: PG 102, major concentration in Comparative Politics, senior standing, and PG 250 or permission of the instructor.