GOVT-310 Introduction to Political Research (3)


Every day we are confronted with puzzles about social behavior, and the theories people deploy to explain them. This course offers an introduction to political science research including how theories are generated, operationalized, and tested, how studies are designed, and how data is collected and analyzed using statistical techniques. By engaging with cutting-edge research and developing their own major project applying analytic and statistical methods to contemporary political problems, students develop essential research skills. AU Core Integrative Requirement: Quantitative Literacy II. Usually Offered: fall, spring, and summer. Prerequisite: GOVT-110  and STAT-202  or STAT-203  or STAT-204 . Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.

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