Jul 19, 2019  
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
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PSCI 210 - Conduct of Political Inquiry I

(3 cr) Introduction to research methods and their application to the study of politics. Topics include epistemology, empiricism, survey research and polling, elite interviewing, and document analysis. Special attention will be given to hypothesis formation, research design, and literature review. A central focus of the course is on learning to effectively evaluate the large amounts of information presented to us in daily life. Prerequisites: PSCI 100  or 101  or permission of instructor.



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