The Gender and Politics Track requires 30 hours of coursework, including the following:
Core courses - 6 hours
Research methods - 6 hours
Other required courses in gender or race - 12 hours. Choose from:
Capstone. Chose one option from:
All students need 30 credit hours for the degree; hence the first two capstone options require 24 hours of classes plus the 6 credit-hour sequence. The last two options require a full 30 hours of classes. All M.A. programs must have an oral exam conducted by three faculty members. For Political Science, this exam will be tailored to fit each of the capstone options.
No more than 12 hours of the M.A. may be taken outside Political Science; no more than 6 hours may be taken at the 4000-level; and no more than 6 hours may be independent study classes or internships (9 is the student chooses the Capstone Internship option).
Some classes have prerequisites. Depending on their undergraduate preparation, students may be required to take specific undergraduate classes prior to enrolling in graduate classes.
Exceptions will be allowed only with the approval of the Director of Graduate Studies for the department