POLI 339

The Empirical Analysis of Politics (Seminar Course)

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Survey of empirical research methods used in political science, focusing on the practical application of qualitative and quantitative methods. Includes the operationalization and measurement of variables; case studies and comparative case studies; interview research; univariate and bivariate statistics; sampling and surveys; and regression.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of POLI 339, POLI 337.
  • Required for Honours students, preferably in their third year; recommended for students considering graduate studies in Political Science or Public Administration.

Undergraduate course in Political Science offered by the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer Fall Spring

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