Political Science - Master of Arts:Comprehensive Exam
POLT MA Students may choose to take a comprehensive exam to complete their MA requirements. The comprehensive exam is administered once each fall and spring semester. All students planning to take the comprehensive exam must complete the Comprehensive Exam Application Form at least 30 days prior to the scheduled examination dates. Students complete one essay in a three-hour morning session covering research design and methodology from POLT 900 and POLT 905. Students complete a second three-hour essay focused on their chosen subfield in Political Science and other coursework in the afternoon.