Jun 25, 2018  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19
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POLS 2800 - Analyzing Politics: Applied Statistics for Government, Public, and International Affairs


An introductory course analyzing a variety of political issues, government institutions and processes, and policy outcomes in U.S. and international politics using data analysis and applied statistics. The course covers how to organize data for analysis, describe data using measures of central tendency and dispersion, and use and interpret inferential statistics to test hypotheses about the political world. Using appropriate statistical software and other technology, students analyze, interpret, and present data from a variety of sources including polls, news media, government agencies, and various actors in public and international affairs.

Requisites: Math Placement Level 1 or higher or (MATH D004 or MATH D005)
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1M
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 1.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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