Experimental Research Methods

Experimental Research Methods
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.
POLI
302
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPoli 200 and Poli 328, or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 302
Course Outcomes

Master the Experimental Method

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

Effective and Professional Writing

Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.

Effective Oral Communication

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

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.