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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science and International Relations (PhD)

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Requirements for the PhD Degree

All requirements listed for the Political Science and International Relations (MA)  (other than the writing requirement), plus 24 additional credits to total 62.

Secondary Track Requirement

9 Credits

All students will choose a secondary track in the fall semester of their third year. For this secondary track students may choose one of the four main tracks (IR, American, Comparative or Political Theory) or may construct a field in consultation with a selected faculty supervisor and upon approval by the Director of Graduate Studies.

Additional Research/ Candidacy

Credits Vary

Additional Requirements for the degree

Students pursuing their PhD. are also expected to complete the following: Long Paper Defense (fourth semester), third-year field exams (sixth semester), dissertation proposal defense (sixth or seventh semester).

Last Revised for 2018-2019 Academic Year

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