PLSCI 4990

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

Affords opportunities for students to carry out independent research under appropriate supervision. Each student is expected to review pertinent literature, prepare a project outline, conduct the research, and prepare a report.

When Offered Fall or spring.

Permission Note Students enrolling in PLSCI 4990 for honors research should take a minimum of 3 credits when conducting the honors research. Students must register using CALS Special Studies form available online. Link: https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IndStudyPolicy.aspx
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: GPA of at least 3.0.

Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

Outcomes
  • Identify a question or topic requiring original research through critical examination of existing literature.
  • Formulate the question into one or more testable hypotheses or central arguments and develop methods suitable to evaluate these hypotheses or arguments.
  • Obtain information relevant to the hypotheses or arguments through effective use of contemporary methods and research techniques.
  • Critically analyze the evidence obtained to refute or support the hypotheses or arguments.
  • Integrate the findings of this research to the findings of others and to larger issues in the discipline.
  • Communicate effectively through writing the thesis and oral or poster presentations.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3864PLSCI 4990  RSC 701

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    • Staff

  • Prerequisites: GPA of at least 3.2. Permission of instructor required. Students must register using CALS Special Studies form available online. http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#special-studies.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18637PLSCI 4990  RSC 737

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    • Perry, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18723PLSCI 4990  RSC 738

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    • Nixon, K