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POLS V3222 Political Science Research Methods. 3 points.

BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Social Analysis (SOC I)., Lab Required

Prerequisites: At least sophomore standing recommended. No prior experience with statistics is assumed.
Corequisites: POLS V 3223 Computer Lab: TBD (50 minutes per week). Enrollment limited to 40 students: "L" sign-up through eBear. Not an introductory-level course. Barnard syllabus.

The course introduces students to the systematic study of political phenomena. Students will learn how to develop research questions and executable research designs. Then, taking an applied approach, students learn basic statistical and case study techniques for evaluating evidence and making empirical claims. No prior experience with statistics is assumed.