This 400-level seminar represents a capstone experience for students majoring or taking courses in political science. Its focus may change depending upon the instructor or students’ interests. Topics may include federal, state, or local public policy, comparative public policy, international policy as well as specific areas such as the environment, monetary, food, agricultural, social welfare, or taxation policy. Students majoring in political science may fulfill the senior experience requirement with this course. This course is cross-listed as PPOL 408, “Studies in Public Policy,” and may be used to meet the senior experience requirement in public policy.