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POL 201. Political Science Research Methods

Credits: 3
Department: Political Science
Description: Introductory concepts and methods for studying government, planning research, accessing sources, presentation of research, and term papers. Integrated.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain how research supports the formation of political policy and influences administrative decision making.
2. Evaluate empirical research published in referred journals.
3. Create a research proposal based on primary sources.
4. Complete a set of basic statistical analyses using primary political science data.

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