Course Descriptions

POLS 3601 - Political Science Methods II *(POLS 3100)


This course helps students understand the process and components of research methods in social sciences, especially in political science. It covers topics such as empirical research, research question, hypotheses, research design, data collection, data analysis, and ethical issues in conducting research. It focuses on practical examples and skills by which students can develop, design, and conduct empirical research.

*POLS 3100 may also be used to satisfy this requirement in the degree program.


Credit Hours


  • POLS 1101

CPL Eligible