POLI:205 Research Process and Data Analysis.

Introduces students to the social science research process and common techniques of quantitative data analysis. Topics include statistical, comparative and experimental research methodologies, univariate and multivariate statistics, and hypothesis testing. Requirements include using a computer-based statistical program to complete an empirical research project. Course prepares students for careers involving research in government, business and nonprofit sectors. 4 SH. CC: Ethics Intensive, Writing Intensive.