GOVT 300: Research Methods and Analysis

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 4

Emphasizes asking clear, researchable questions and using appropriate evidence to answer them. Introduces broad range of evidence including quantitative and qualitative information. Studies design and analysis of surveys, government archives, case studies, and interpretations of events in journals. Examines ethical implications of information technologies. Notes: Required for all majors in government and international politics, and public administration. Strongly recommended before or during first semester of enrolling in 300-level courses.Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Info Tech & Computing
Recommended Prerequisite: 60 hours or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.