POL S 501: Political Analysis and Research
(Dual-listed with POL S 401). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.
Prereq: Sophomore classification
Scope and methods of political science. Introduction to theoretical approaches and analytical reasoning in political science. Relationship of theory and data. Research design.
The study of political science is designed to enable students to understand the nature of politics, public values, and policy, as well as the institutions and processes that produce these outcomes.