17.801 Political Science Scope and Methods


Class Info

Introduces principles of empirical and theoretical analysis in political science through research projects currently conducted in the department. Different department faculty lead modules that introduce students to major research questions and different ways of examining those questions. Emphasizes how this research in progress relates to larger themes, and how researchers confront obstacles to inference in political science. Includes substantial instruction and practice in writing (with revision) and oral presentations. Intended primarily for majors and minors.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.801 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Lawson.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Wednesdays in E53-485.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-M.

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