Academics

2022 Columbus Seminar

Columbus Seminar 2020
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This seminar gives students direct experience with the institutions and leaders of Ohio’s state government. Students will meet senior officials drawn from all three branches of government, an independent agency, the media, and non-governmental organizations. Students will also meet legislative leaders and observe oral arguments at the Supreme Court. Agency visits and briefings by cabinet officers are included in the Columbus field experience.

  • Seminar meets in Columbus during Spring Break.
  • 5 CSU class meetings are held during the Spring semester on Fridays from 4-6pm at the Levin College.
  • Students earn 4 hours graduate or undergraduate credit hours (UST 473/ UST 573).
  • Participation is accepted by application only! Enrollment is limited to juniors, seniors, graduate students and law students in good academic standing.
  • Blackboard participation is required during the course.
  • Students are responsible for a $500 fee, payable with tuition, plus parking, meals and other incidental expenses. A limited number of scholarships are available.
     
Application

To apply, fill out the application form. Applications received by December 1st will receive priority. Participants will be notified of their acceptance by email.