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Introduction:

The Research and Analysis track is designed to help students prepare for a career in the professional discipline of research and analysis underpinning most private and public entities and ventures. Core skills here will help you develop the experience needed to succeed in government agencies, non-profits, businesses, law firms and national security agencies. Those skills include conflict analysis, survey research, experimental methods, and qualitative methods. These skills will also help prepare you for an MBA, JD or a PhD in the social sciences.

RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS TRACK:

GROUP 6.4.1 Complete 9.0 hours from the following course(s)

POLI 301 - Data Visualization3.0

POLI 302 - Experimental Research Methods3.0

POLI 303 - Qualitative Methods3.0

POLI 304 - Game Theory in Political Science3.0

POLI 305 - Survey Research Methods3.0

POLI 306R - Topics in Political Science Methods3.0v

You may take up to 9 credit hours.

POLI 332 - Public Policy Analysis3.0

POLI 367 - Contemporary Political Theory3.0

POLI 400 - Research Project in Political Theory3.0

POLI 410 - Research Project in American Politics3.0

POLI 420 - Constitutional Law - American Federal System3.0

POLI 421 - Constitutional Law - Rights and Immunities3.0

POLI 428 - Advanced Statistical Analysis3.0

POLI 430 - Research Project in Public Policy3.0

POLI 450 - Research Project in Comparative Politics3.0

POLI 465 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences3.0

POLI 470 - Research Project in International Relations3.0

GROUP 6.4.2 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)

ANTHR 442 - Ethnographic Research Design and Methods3.0

C S 142 - Introduction to Computer Programming3.0

ECON 478 - Game Theory and Economics3.0

ECON 488 - Applied Econometrics3.0

ECON 588 - Advanced Econometrics3.0

FIN 201 - Principles of Finance3.0

GEOG 212 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3.0

IS 201 - Introduction to Management Information Systems3.0

PHIL 205 - Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking3.0

POLI 301 - Data Visualization3.0

POLI 302 - Experimental Research Methods3.0

POLI 303 - Qualitative Methods3.0

POLI 304 - Game Theory in Political Science3.0

POLI 305 - Survey Research Methods3.0

POLI 306R - Topics in Political Science Methods3.0v

POLI 317 - Public Opinion and Voting Behavior4.0v

POLI 332 - Public Policy Analysis3.0

POLI 367 - Contemporary Political Theory3.0

POLI 400 - Research Project in Political Theory3.0

POLI 410 - Research Project in American Politics3.0

POLI 420 - Constitutional Law - American Federal System3.0

POLI 421 - Constitutional Law - Rights and Immunities3.0

POLI 428 - Advanced Statistical Analysis3.0

POLI 430 - Research Project in Public Policy3.0

POLI 450 - Research Project in Comparative Politics3.0

POLI 465 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences3.0

POLI 470 - Research Project in International Relations3.0

POLI 497R - Mentored Research6.0v

PSYCH 310 - Psychological Research Design and Analysis3.0

STAT 230 - Analysis of Variance3.0

STAT 234 - Methods of Survey Sampling3.0

STAT 251 - Introduction to Bayesian Statistics3.0

STAT 435 - Nonparametric Statistical Methods3.0

STAT 531 - Experimental Design3.0