POLSC 3020 Research Methods: Quantitative Research
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This course introduces quantitative research methodology and ways in which to design and implement quantitative and mixed methods research projects.
Corequisite(s): POLSC 2000 Introduction to Political Science Statistics and POLSC 3010 Research Methods: Qualitative Research.
Prerequisite(s): POLSC 2300 Introduction To Political Science and declared Political Science major or department chair approval.
This course introduces students to the statistical analysis techniques that are most common in analyzing social and political data. Students will be introduced to the datasets and software most commonly used in quantitative political science analysis.
Prerequisite or Corequisite(s): POLSC 2300 Introduction To Political Science.
(Normally offered each fall semester.)
This course teaches the basics of research in political science, including questions of design and measurement. Students will also learn different qualitative research designs such a focus groups, interviews, case studies, and field work.
Corequisite(s): POLSC 2000 Introduction to Political Science Statistics and POLSC 3020 Research Methods: Quantitative Research.
Prerequisite(s): Political Science major or department chair approval.
This class provides students who are interested in the political science major or minor an in-depth examination of the major discussions, methods, and themes that form the core of political science education.