POL S 301: Introduction to Empirical Political Science Research
(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.
Prereq: POL S 101, STAT 101
Techniques of quantitative and qualitative political research and analysis. Development and analysis of concepts and theories. Methods of data collection, research design, and critical thinking. Applications of statistics to political research.
The study of political science is designed to enable students to understand the nature of politics, public values, and the institutions and processes of politics in their various forms.