Capstone experience that allows students to do original primary research using the various primary research tools and approaches used in the study of practical phenomena and processes. Emphasis is placed on problem-solving and critical thinking. Students have a capstone experience in which they apply knowledge gained in this and other courses to an original research problem. Survey research techniques are studied, and a practical survey project is undertaken. Prerequisite: ◆ POLS 280 - Introduction to Political Analysis. Offered yearly.