POLI 302

Experimental Research Methods

Political Science College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Students will learn how to conduct experiments in the social sciences. All students will conduct an original experiment, learn how to analyze the data, and present their results in a publishable format.

When Taught

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3

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Other Prerequisites

Poli 200 and Poli 328, or concurrent enrollment.

Title

Master the Experimental Method

Learning Outcome

Use appropriate methods of sampling, intervention, random assignment, measurement, and statistical analysis in constructing and executing an original experiment in political science.

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Effective and Professional Writing

Learning Outcome

Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.

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Effective Oral Communication

Learning Outcome

Communicate effectively by presenting ideas in a high-quality oral presentation.

Title

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Learning Outcome

Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.