17.871 Political Science Laboratory

Class Info

Introduces students to the conduct of political research using quantitative methodologies. The methods are examined in the context of specific political research activities like public opinion surveys, voting behavior, Congressional behavior, comparisons of political processes in different countries, and the evaluation of public policies. Students participate in joint class projects and conduct individual projects. Does not count toward HASS Requirement. Enrollment limited; preference to Course 17 majors who have pre-registered.

This class has 17.869 as a prerequisite.

17.871 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by T. Yamamoto.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E53-438.

This class counts for a total of 15 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 17.871 was rated 5.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 17.871 Home Page site or on the 17.871 Stellar site.

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