The departmental thesis is designed to allow a student to investigate a political science research topic in great detail during his or her final two semesters. Students who would like to write a thesis should begin thinking about an appropriate research topic and begin making contact with an intended advisor no later than the spring of junior year. Students who are engaged in writing a thesis should contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator, who will facilitate registration for the appropriate course from among those listed below.
For Columbia College students:
POLS C3911x and C3912y
Special Reading and Research I and II
For General Studies students:
POLS F3500x and F3501y