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POLS 7930X Research Tutorial

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 793.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

Hours to be arranged; 1 credit

Practical guidance for students writing Master?s Theses in Political Science and International Affairs. Brief introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods employed in these fields. Overview of the process of writing a thesis, including formulating a research question, deciding on a method to collect and analyze information, and developing a credible argument based on logic and evidence. Assistance with goal setting and setting up peer writing groups.

Prerequisite or corequisite: Approval of the graduate deputy and completion of all required course work except the thesis, comprehensive or foreign language examination.


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