POLS 3014W Research Strategies in Public Policy

3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 4 credits

Introduces basic concepts and principles of research methodology connected to specific public policies. Research strategies will vary from term to term, including both qualitative and quantitative methods. Weekly laboratory practice on specific research methods. Writing intensive.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or permission of department.


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