Course Description for Research Analysis for Political Scientists
Research Analysis for Political Scientists
Prerequisite: POS 3733
Description: This course introduces students to research methods in political science using empirical data. The course will emphasize basic statistical techniques used in empirical data analysis to include measures of central tendency and dispersion, cross-tabulations, mean comparison, analysis of variance, correlation, and linear regression. By the end of the course students will be required to use the knowledge obtained in from both research methods courses in this sequence to develop an original research paper, including original data analyses, which may be presented at an undergraduate conference.