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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 200 Internship in Politics and Government

This internship provides students with the opportunity to observe and participate in the operation of government and policymaking. Through weekly required reading and writing assignments and class discussion, students will combine theory and practice of the governmental and political processes in order to develop research and understanding of how governments and policymaking processes function. Students will participate in internships at approved locations, including the New York State Legislature, or with local governments, political parties, campaigns, public affairs practitioners, or advocacy organizations. Placement with the New York State Legislature is competitive. Students obtain placements in consultation with the instructor. Permission of the department chairperson may be required.
NOTE: This course may be taken for variable credits. As discussed during advisement, the number of contact hours required will determine the number of credits received.
Pre-requisite(s): POLS 100 Introduction to Political Science  or POLS 105 American National Government  or POLS 110 State and Local Government . A grade of “B” or higher is required.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 6
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 1
Other: 15