POLS 690. Research and Diplomacy Lab. 3 Hours S.

This course is designed to provide students with basic tools and an understanding of interdisciplinary social science research and to simultaneously partner with an innovative program implemented by the US Department of State. While learning about the research process and research design, students enrolling in this course team up with a group of four or more students to address a real world problem posed by a State Department officer with whom they have contact through videoconferencing throughout the semester. The team engages in extensive and systematic research to address the problem and presents their finding in a formal report presented to the State Department in the desired format. (Same as GIST 697.) Prerequisite: GIST 301 or POLS 150 or POLS 170 or instructor permission. LEC.

Co-Major in European Studies


...POLS 150 Introduction to Comparative Politics or POLS...Contemporary French Architecture ARCH 690 Architecture Study Abroad...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in African and African-American Studies


...Post-Colonial Discourses AAAS/POLS/HIST 561 Liberation...Experience 3 or AAAS 690 Investigation and Conference...

Minor in Human Sexuality


...Sex, and Globalization WGSS/POLS 640 Politics of...Studies in:____; PSYC 690 Seminar: ____), new...