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College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLI 269 - Empirical Research Methods

Strategies and tactics of design, observation, description, and measurement in contemporary political research. Prerequisite: at least one political science foundations course. Every year. (4 credits) Empirical Methods: The department requires its majors to take one course in empirical research methodology, preferably before their junior year. There are a number of courses that fulfill this requirement, including:  POLI 269 (Empirical Research Methods),   (Researching Political Communication),   (Science and Social Inquiry),   (Interpretive Social Research),   (Comparative-Historical Sociology). In some cases, research methods courses taken in other social science disciplines may be used to fulfill this requirement following approval by the political science department chair. Prerequisite(s): at least one political science foundations course (4 Credits)