Students applying for the thesis-based MSS must first contact and obtain consent from a potential supervisor.
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In order to fulfill the thesis-based MSS, students must complete 6 HCEs (Half-Course Equivalents).
All students must complete non-credit one-week block course at the beginning of the program:
- STST 603: Military and Strategic Studies: Questions and Methods
All students must take the following three half-courses:
- POLI 681: Advanced Analysis of International Relations
- POLI 685: Strategic Studies Advanced Seminar
- STST 655: Classics of Strategy
Each student may choose any other three half-courses that are pertinent to their program of studies. These classes are subject to approval by the Graduate Program Director and the student's supervisor.