|Time||Days||Location||Instructor||GER||Credit||OPUS Class Number||Syllabus (Tentative)|
Math & Science Center - E208
Tarbutton Hall 116
|Davis III, David. Edwards, Nathan.||MQR.||4||3292||TBA.|
This course introduces students to the style of analytical thinking involved in the conduct of political science research. It covers experimental and observational research designs, case selection and simple sampling techniques, and measurement of theoretical concepts. It also covers basic statistical procedures for describing and analyzing quantitative data. The course applies these techniques to analyze numerous political examples. Students will learn some basic statistical computing skills, which the instructor will demonstrate in class and which students will use for some homework and a paper assignment.
Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- 2009. The Fundamentals of Political Science Research. ISBN: 9780521697880.Cambridge University Press.
Recommended Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- 2010. A STATA Companion to Political Analysis. ISBN: 9781608716715.CQ Press (2nd Edition).
|Assignment/Exam||Details||% of Total Grade|
|Research paper analyzing political data provided by instructor||NA|
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