POLS-399   Research Seminar in Political Science

A study of the worldview foundations of political ideologies, political science theories, and research methods. Emphasis is on reading and discussion of significant texts within both the discipline and Reformed thought. The second half of the course allows students to engage in a major research project applying social scientific methods to addressing a well-defined research question in political science. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing, completion of biblical or theological foundations, philosophical foundations, Political Science 251, and two additional courses in the Department.