Methods of Social Research

SOC 1020 S01 [CRN: 15861]

This course introduces students to the frameworks and methods of conducting sociological research -- from both a qualitative and quantitative perspective. The aim is that students develop the skills to ask and answer interesting and important questions about sociological phenomenon. The focus is on designing and executing research, from identifying an interesting question and reviewing the relevant literature, to collecting and analyzing data, to drawing reliable inferences and presenting meaningful results. There is a heavy focus on reading and discussing academic research and working in research teams. By the end of the semester students will complete their own research projects.
Course Syllabus
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Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
999
Primary Instructor
Meetings
10:00 am - 10:50 am Mon, Wed, Fri - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
03 (Dec 20, 2014 9:00am)