PUPOL 40000 - Capstone Seminar
This writing intensive course is the culminating experience in the Public Policy minor/certificate. It provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in their other courses to a specific policy problem. An interdisciplinary course, it will require students to make an inquiry into a specific policy problem. The project will be overseen jointly by a faculty adviser who specializes in the substantive area of public policy chosen and another faculty adviser in the program by writing a formal paper.
Each student will write an appropriately revised 5-7 page research proposal and a 20-25 page research paper involving primary research.
These courses are only open to students enrolled in the program. They cannot be used to fulfill any other requirements.
This course is taken at the state of the art Roosevelt House.
prereq: Students must have completed 45 credits, have a declared major, and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.