Political Science | Analyzing Politics
Y205 | 18845 | Razo
This course introduces students to tools and concepts to analyze
politics. In general, students will learn how political scientists
frame research questions, how they collect and analyze information,
and how they present research results. Selected topics include
theories and hypotheses, research ethics, types of research design,
and various strategies for data analysis.
In particular, students will learn five practical research skills to
assist them with future coursework and professional development.
These skills include how to:
• Evaluate published research
• Formulate their own research project
• Collaborate on a small-scale survey project
• Analyze data
• Learn principles for good scientific illustrations.