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Sociology

SOC 302 Methods of Social Research (1)

The aim of this course is to introduce students to qualitative and quantitative research methods. Topics to be covered include research design, conceptualization and measurement, methods of gathering information, sampling, ethics, and data analysis. The relationship between theory and research will also be considered. Students will be involved in exercises and projects intended to familiarize them with the different methods of conducting research.

Prerequisite: Any 100-level Sociology course or SOC 201 and SOC 301 or MATH 138 or consent of instructor

  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Heuser, Strawn