Independent Study


  • Open only to Political Science majors and minors (no more than 6 hours accepted for the major, 3 for the minor)
  • Must have 12 completed hours in Political Science before registering for independent study
  • Must have at least a 3.3GPA
  • Must obtain prior permission of the instructor


  • Course requirements are agreed upon between instructor and student
  • Student should complete at least 1/2 the directed readings required for an honors pro-sem
  • Student should complete a seminar-length research paper at least 20 pages

Please contact the undergraduate advisor: Peter Kierst for more information.