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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 225                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Research in Politics
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is an introduction to how political scientists conduct qualitative and quantitative research. Students will learn the research process with emphases on developing research questions, evaluating information, and planning research projects. Students will evaluate scholarly research in political science, learn how to apply ethical considerations when conducting research, and learn how different research projects relate to one another through writing a literature review.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or ENG 201, POL 101 or GOV 101
Start Date:    04/30/2012                         End Date: