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Sociology

SOC 402 (W) Qualitative Methods of Social Research (1)

This course will introduce students to qualitative research methods in sociology and cover the major forms of qualitative inquiry including research design, data collection, data coding and analysis, and research ethics through the study of a specific research topic in sociology. The relationship between theory and research will also be considered as it pertains to the topic under analysis. Students will be required to conduct original research, write a literature review, and produce a research report of their findings.

Prerequisite: SOC 201 and SOC 303

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

  • Offering: Every Semester
  • Instructor: Staff