PSC 349: Pol Sci Research Methods
Prerequisite: PSC 249 or permission of instructor
General Education requirement: Information Computer Literacy
Students will learn how to study politics "scientifically" using theories, hypotheses, and concepts to explore the relationships among variables. Students will also learn how to define and critique concepts commonly used in professional journals. The course includes an overview of descriptive statistics using the SPSS software, exposure to some inferential statistics, and their application to data analysis in Political Science. Students learn how to present quantitative data in a manner consistent with the expectations of the discipline.
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture
Location: Liberal Arts 203