Doctoral Degree in Politics and International Affairs

Program Requirements

 For the doctorate in politics and international affairs degree requirements, students should consult the Graduate Catalog. Students should adhere to the requirements within the graduate catalog under which they were admitted.

Students admitted from summer 2020 to summer 2021 should consult the 2020-2021 graduate catalog.

*Students can elect another catalog following the one they were admitted under. More information on this policy, and other policies, can be found in the current graduate catalog.

Additional information on program requirements:

  • Student can also select POS 6933/6747 Advanced Topics in Quantitative Political Analysis or another graduate course approved by the graduate director for the methods requirement.
  • The Capstone Seminar will be conducted with doctorial students in Sociology and History and focus on dissertation proposal.

*Students must request approval from the graduate director for any course not pre-approved and listed under the degree in the graduate catalog.