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.

2021 Spring
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
6236 01 Lecture 25 3.00
DaysStartEndLocation
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 9:30 AM EST 10:45 AM EST Synchronous Online
Instructor: Peter Sandby-Thomas Class status:
Prerequisite: PSC 249 or permission of instructor
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: On-Line
2021 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
11223 01 Lecture 25 3.00
DaysStartEndLocation
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 9:00 AM EST 9:50 AM EST Liberal Arts 203
Instructor: Peter Sandby-Thomas Class status:
Prerequisite: PSC 249 or permission of instructor
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person

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