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    Bridgewater State University
  Jan 21, 2018
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

POLI 588 - Thesis

(3 or 6 credits)
Prerequisite: Consent of the graduate coordinator and the department chairperson; approved thesis proposal is required
Original research undertaken by the MPA student in the field of public administration. Research undertaken is intended to culminate in a formal thesis. Department standards require the student to work closely with his/her adviser and to phase the work so that the project proposal is carefully designed and approved before the student advances to the next stage. For details, consult the paragraph titled “Thesis” in the “Graduate Academic Policies ” section of this catalog and the paragraph titled “Exit Requirement” under Master of Public Administration in the “Academic Programs ” section of this catalog. This course may be repeated for a maximum of six credits. This course is graded on a (P) Pass/(N) No pass basis.