2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Individual Study: Imperialism, Political Science, Third World, Foreign Policy

Spring quarter

Faculty: Zahid Shariff political science, public administration

Fields of Study: cultural studies, international studies and political science

Spring: Signature Required To enroll, students must develop an Individual Learning Contract in consultation with Zahid Shariff. Interested students who have a project in mind should (1) e-mail their proposal to him, (2) include with it evaluations from three Evergreen programs, and (3) arrange an appointment with Zahid. For further information, contact him at shariffz@evergreen.edu.  

Credits: 16(S)

Variable Credit Options: 8-, 12- or 16-credit options available.

Class Standing: Sophomore - Senior

Offered During: Day


Students are expected to work closely with faculty to first, plan precisely what the learning contract expects to achieve, and second, determine how it will be accomplished. The first will become part of the written learning contract. The second will be an agreement concerning how often the student and faculty will meet or exchange messages that review the progress being made and make specific suggestions that might help meet the needs of each student. Individual study yields the most fruitful results when the objectives as well as the ways to achieve them are clear. Zahid Shariff will sponsor contract on topics in political science, including topics such as politics, Third World issues, imperialism, ideologies and development.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Preparatory for studies or careers in: government, imperialism, non-governmental organizations, politics, Third World issues,  ideologies and development.

Campus Location: Olympia

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