URSP601 Research Methods

Course

Overview

Faculty Assigned
Credits
3
Term
Fall
Spring

 

Basic concepts in statistics and probability; common data sources used in planning and policy analysis; thinking logically about policy problems and employing quantitative methods when appropriate;  hands-on knowledge of Excel and SPSS software packages and elegant methods of computation in those environments; effective communicate of research findings; and specialized methods used in planning and policy analysis, particularly those designed to describe spatial and temporal phenomena.

Synopsis

Catalog Description

Use of measurement, statistics, quantitative analysis, and micro-computers in urban studies and planning.

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite for URSP601, students are required to have at least one statistics course within the past five years with a minimum grade of C. Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.