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Major Concentration: Methods and Spatial Analysis

In recent years, data collection and analysis has exploded as a key part of political science. From campaigns to government planning to crisis mapping to the legal system, data is a key resource for organizations of all types. Discover the expanding field of spatial analysis, and examine the impact of complex information systems.

Required Courses (9 credit hours)

The three required courses for this major concentration are Political Analysis, Introduction to Methods, and Political Science Research Methods.

Electives (3 credit hours)

Students may choose one elective from the following choices: Geographical Information Systems, Wrongful Convictions, Introduction to Policy Analysis, and Marxist Thought.