An independent study is designed to allow a student to further investigate a political science research topic of interest. A course of Independent study should be designed in consultation with a member of the faculty to be completed in one semester. A student who would like to pursue an independent study should approach an interested faculty member with a proposed topic. Students should contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, who will facilitate registration for the appropriate course from among the following.
For Columbia College and General Studies students:
POLS W3901x or W3902y
Independent Reading and Research I or II