Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Applications for the Political Science Honors program are available. Deadline is Friday, April 24th.

Pol S Majors:
If you are interested in applying to the Political Science Honors Program, go to our online application at There you will see a description of the 2015-16 program and eligibility requirements and components of the application. It is due by Friday, April 24th.

Students accepted into the 2015-16 program will enroll in Pol S 398 (Honors Seminar) in autumn quarter and must take two 400-level seminars chosen from a departmental list. The 400-level seminars may be taken at any time but must be completed by spring 2016 (seminars already completed or in progress may count toward this requirement). Students will also write a thesis and will be registered in Pol S 488 and 489 (Honors Senior Thesis) in winter and spring quarters.

Students completing this program will earn 'Honors in Political Science' at graduation.  Students who are in the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Program, as well as in the Political Science Honors Program, will earn 'College Honors in Political Science' at graduation.

Some applicants may be contacted to schedule an interview with a member of the Honors Committee during spring quarter.  All applicants will be notified by email regarding their acceptance into the program.

If you have any questions, please contact the Pol S Advising Office in 215 Smith at (206) 543-1824 or