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2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SOCI 380 - Methods of Social Research I

3 Credits
3 lecture hours. 1 lab hours.

This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of scientific inquiry, both quantitative and qualitative. The student will be exposed to the processes involved in (1) selecting and framing research questions, (2) choosing appropriate methods and time frames for collecting data, (3) analyzing data, (4) drawing conclusions from data, and (5) reporting findings from data analysis. Each student will write a proposal for a study utilizing experimental, survey, field research or some other research design used by sociologists to collect data.

Offered (FALL)

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