HONORS SEMINAR: AMERICAN POLITICS:
Pol Sci Major essay
Write an essay on the topic, "Why I am majoring in political science."
[Max length: 2 pages] The list of questions below may stimulate
your thinking. Please note that I do not mean these as a list
of questions that you mechanically answer.
- What key question(s) do I seek to answer through this major?
- What key goal(s) am I trying to reach through this major?
- What fascinates me about political science?
- What excites me about political science?
- What do I find meaningful in political science?
- When did I first realize that I was interested in the subject matter
of political science? [SPC: This means regardless of whether
you were thinking in terms of a college major. Maybe it happened
when you were six years old.] What happened then?
- What is my first memory related to politics?
Remember: the point of the essay is to answer the first question
("Why I am majoring in political science"); answering any
of the other questions is subordinate to that, and you need not answer them
As with all your assignments, please follow this standard
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