The D.C. Seminar is one component of the Semester in D.C. Program. Students may participate in the Semester in D.C. Program during the spring semester of their second or third year.
Students enrolling in the D.C. Seminar must also register for the D.C. Externship, which is described separately.
Students interested in participating in the Semester in D.C. Program should: (a) review the information on the Semester in D.C. Program webpage; (b) contact Prof. Baylis to discuss the program requirements and externship application process; and (c) contact Prof. Baylis for permission to register for this course and the D.C. Externship after obtaining an externship position. Students who are interested in participating but have not yet secured an externship position should register for a regular courseload of classes. Upon accepting an externship, students can drop their other classes and add the D.C. Externship and D.C. Seminar.
Students’ grades will be based half on the final paper and half on class participation and weekly journals.