Course Catalog

POLS 401 Survey Research Methods 3 Credits
This course aims to provide an introductory exposure to survey research techniques in political science. It starts with a comparative assessment of the kind of questions survey research is most able to answer and sources of error associated with this methodology. It next clarifies different stages of survey planning and moves on to discuss questionnaire design issues. Next, the discussion focuses on sampling techniques, survey data analysis and reporting. All discussions are illustrated within the framework of a small project that is carried out by course participants.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2018-2019 Survey Research Methods 3
Spring 2007-2008 Survey Research Methods 3
Spring 2004-2005 Survey Research Methods 3
Spring 2003-2004 Survey Research Methods 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements: