Introduction to Political Inquiry
Introduction to the deductive, quantitative, and historical techniques used in empirical inquiry in political science. Examines the study of politics as a social science and explores the assumptions underlying various methodologies used in the field. Reviews methods of measurement, comparison, and the construction of empirical and theoretical models of political phenomena. Intended for students who have taken at least one political science course, but there are no prerequisites. Not open to students who have previously taken this course as POLSCI 107. One course.