The online 2014-2015 Chapman University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs were published June 2014. In order to keep students up-to-date with the most current curriculum information, important updates made after June 2014 have been added to the 2014-2015 Catalog Addendums online.
The revised course descriptions that follow, supersede the course descriptions with the same course numbers listed in the departmental sections of the printed and online versions of the catalog.
Prerequisites, sophomore standing, and political science major, or minor. An introduction to social science methodology and research design within the discipline of Political Science. Topics include how to design and conduct surveys, experiments, and content analyses, as well as attention given to the needs of students as consumers of political research, i.e. trying to make sense out of daily reports on political findings in newspapers, television, and magazines. (Offered every semester.) 3 credits.