You are required to stay on the declared track while working toward your doctorate and must meet the core requirements below. If the research focus changes to a different track, students are required to speak with the Doctoral Programs Office regarding the procedures to apply to change tracks.

  • Two courses in political theory 
  • One course in normative theory 
  • Two courses in analytical methods 
  • One course in empirical methods 
  • Two doctoral research seminars (API-901API-902)