Course Description

The course introduces students to the methods needed to describe and analyze political and social phenomena and events using quantitative data. Students will learn about the process of carrying out research and gain the tools to tell good research and data from bad. The examples used come from contemporary politics and society in Canada and the rest of the world, covering topics like voting, poverty, discrimination, war and others.


This course includes on-campus section(s) for the Spring/Summer 2022 term. On-campus sections are identified in each section's detail summary as “Classroom” (and/or “Downtown” as the location). Visit COVID-19 Updates for Chang School Students for the most up-to-date guidance on attending on-campus classes.  


Antirequisite: CPPA 333

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