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POLITICAL METHODOLOGY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
Number & Suffix: 54
Full UC Title: POLITICAL METHODOLOGY 
Transcript Title: POLITCL METHODOLOGY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course introduces basic methodological concepts in political science, including theory, causality, inference and hypothesis testing. The course includes a lab component using common statistical software packages to provide skills in the construction and presentation of quantitative information using web-based platforms and open-source applications. The course presents how to develop a scientific approach to political questions through conceptualization and by employing the appropriate methods and vocabulary; the basic process of inquiry in political science: how to develop a question; how to build a causal theory; how to construct hypotheses; how to design and organize political research. The course also introduces a selection of canonical ideas and theories of democracy in comparative politics and international relations. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL METHODOLOGY 
Partner University Department: Politics 
Partner University Course Number: POL101E