Document Type

Graduate Syllabus


Fall 2017



Course Number

DIPL 6310 NA

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the skills for interpreting, conducting, presenting, and analyzing political science research. Over the course of the term, you will learn how to think like social scientists while developing various skills required by the discipline: how to choose which method to employ, how to undertake original research (complete with data collection and analysis), and how to present your findings to colleagues. The goal at the end of this class is to help you understand and conduct quantitative and qualitative political research that will be useful in both academic and professional settings.