SOCI-201-01 Methods of Social Research
Spring for 2016-2017
Faculty:
TR 11:00AM-12:15PM


This course covers the fundamentals of social science research design. Great emphasis is placed on principles that are applicable in all methods of research, from surveys to participant observation, from comparative historical to demographic analysis. Starting with an introduction to the philosophy of science, the course moves on to such practical matters as how to distinguish a theory from a philosophical assertion or a political program, how to frame a research question, how to design a research project to test a hypothesis, how to conduct research, and how to write a research proposal. 
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Sociology Majors and Minors only

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Spring '17: Hinkson L (file download)
Spring '17: Hinkson L (file download)
Fall '16: Hinkson L (file download)
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