Previous Prelim Exams

Written exams are offered in the fall and the spring. In order to take the exam, it is necessary to register by August 1 (for the fall exam) and December 15 (for the spring exam)!

In order to register, you must have completed the following requirements:

  • All coursework for the major fields must be completed.
  • All incompletes must have grades turned in before the registration deadline.
  • Residency and Research and Responsible Scholarship requirements must be fulfilled.
  • GPA of at least 3.5.

American Exam Framework
Comparative Exam Framework as of Fall 2014
Public Policy Exam Framework
International Relations Exam Framework
Political Theory Exam Framework
 

Please see the Graduate Director with any questions.

Previous Graduate Preliminary Exams

Comparative
(There were two test dates in Fall 2016, so two different tests):
Spring 2017
Fall 2016     
Fall 2016Nov
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Spring 2014
Fall 2013
Spring 2013
Fall 2012     
Spring 2012  
Fall 2011     
Fall 2010
Spring 2010
Fall 2009
Spring 2009
Spring 2008
Fall 2005
Fall 2004
Fall 2003
Fall 2002
Spring 2002
Spring 2001
Fall 2000
Spring 1999

International Relations
(There were two test dates in Fall 2016, so two different tests)

Spring2017

Fall 2016
Fall 2016Nov
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Spring 2014
Fall 2013
Spring 2013
Fall 2012
Spring 2012
Fall 2010
Spring 2010
Fall 2009
Spring 2009
Spring 2008
Fall 2005
Spring 2004
Fall 2003
Fall 2002
Spring 2002
Fall 2001
Fall 2000
Spring 2000
Fall 1999
Fall 1998

Public Policy
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Spring 2014
Fall 2013
Fall 2012
Spring 2012
Fall 2011
Fall 2010
Spring 2010
Fall 2009
Spring 2008
Spring 2007
Fall 2006
Fall 2003
Fall 2002
Fall 2001
Fall 2000
Spring 2000
Fall 1998

Political Theory
Fall 2013
Fall 2008

U.S. Politics
Fall 2016
Spring 2016

Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Spring 2014

Fall 2013
Spring 2013
Fall 2012
Spring 2012
Fall 2011
Fall 2010
Spring 2010
Fall 2009
Spring 2008
Fall 2006
Fall 2005
Fall 2003
Fall 2002
Fall 2001
Spring 2000
Fall 1999
Fall 1998
Fall 1997


 

 

 

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