Students in this capstone course study major theoretical approaches to comparative politics and are required to apply those approaches to one or more writing projects. 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. Students who wish to complete a senior thesis should consult the requirements to enroll in PG 490.
Prerequisites: PG 102, major concentration in Comparative Politics, senior standing, and PG 200 or permission of the instructor.