Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PA                                     Course Number: 390                                    
Course Title: Research Methodology for Public Administrators
Subject: Public Administration
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of research methodology and statistics. Students will learn how to design a research project based on the critical issues and problems within the field of Public Administration and beyond. This course provides students with the critical research skills needed to become effective public administrators. Students will also learn to use the Statistical Processing Software (SPSS) to analyze data in order to make managerial and policy decisions. This course will use the common ideologies and perceptions that we approach in our everyday lives. Hence, this course will teach students how to address problems that affect the world.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150 and LIB 100.
Corequisite: ENGL 150 and LIB 100.
Start Date:    09/30/2009                         End Date: