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Fall 2017
Nov 23, 2017
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GOVT 507 - Law & Military Options
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the variety of approaches and methods used when conducting empirical research in political science. The class will begin with the topic of research design, and will cover epistemological issues, types of designs, development of research questions, theories and hypotheses, conceptualization and measurement, and data collection. The course will then move on to data analysis, focusing on univariate and bivariate statistical techniques frequently employed in empirical investigations of politics, as well as the use of computers for quantitative analysis. Students are not expected to have a prior background in statistics or computing. Government M.A./Ph.D. students only. 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Government Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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