Mar 28, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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POLS 4280 - Politics and Science in the United States

Considers the intersection of science, politics, and political science in terms of substantive policy and methodology. Investigates how scientists become involved in political decisions, and how scientific information is used in public policy making. Analyzes contemporary issues where science and politics meet.

Requisites: Sr and (POLS 1010 or 2000) and 3 hours Tier II Natural Sciences
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Capstone: Capstone or Culminating Experience
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop an understanding of the complexity of social and political problems and the need for varied and diverse solutions
  • Integrate knowledge of political science and science as well as other academic disciplines including communications, economics, sociology, and pyschology
  • Synthesize material across the discipline of political science
  • Use a variety of statistical methods to analyze data

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