POLSCI 300 - Quantitative Empirical Methods of Political Science
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, SS, QR/1
Advisory Prerequisites:
One Political Science course.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course offers an introduction to the methods political scientists use to conduct empirical analyses of politics. The course stresses positive political science theories and the use of data and statistical methods to construct, to estimate, and to evaluate empirical models reflecting those theories and/or to evaluate hypotheses derived from those theories.

This course is in the Methods Subfield.

Course Requirements:

Regular readings, class engagement and participation, including quick-feedback 1-minute surveys of “1+ thing(s) learned, 1+ question(s) have” after every class session, quasi-weekly homework, exercises, and a take-home final. Problem sets (10 total, 5% each), class engagement & participation (20%), and a take-home final (30%).

Class Format:

All class and section sessions will be synchronous in-person AND recorded (Lecture Capture and/or Zoom) for asynchronous/remote access and review. This course is in the Methods Subfield.

Schedule

POLSCI 300 - Quantitative Empirical Methods of Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
24370
Open
28
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE WHEN THEY ELECT A DISCUSSION.
002 (DIS)
 In Person
24371
Open
1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
24372
Open
7
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
24373
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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