Survey Research Methods

Survey Research Methods
Teaches principles of survey research methods from a Total Survey Error perspective. Topics and assignments include sampling, non-response, coverage, measurement, and analysis. Course project will conduct a survey for a client from start to finish.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPoli 328 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 305
Course Outcomes

Total Survey Error

Comprehend, implement, and effectively evaluate principles of "Total Survey Error" including sampling error, non-response error, coverage error, and measurement error.

Participate in all phases of survey

Participate in all phases of design, data collection, and analysis of an actual survey

Adapt Survey Design

Adapt survey design to the needs of a client while maintaining high quality

Learn to Effectively Analyze

Learn to effectively analyze and communicate results

Practice High Ethical Standards

Practice high ethical standards