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Sociological Research Design

Survey of the variety of methods of sociological research, both quantitative and qualitative, focusing particularly on survey and interview, field research, content analysis, secondary analysis, experimentation, and historical-comparative methods. Labs will cover the basics of quantitative analysis and computer training in SPSS and N6. Includes the examination of exemplars from the sociological literature, as well as practice of hands-on research skills and sociological writing. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: SA requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: SHB requirement.

Prerequisite: Any 100 level sociology course or consent of instructor.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: SA, Critical Learning: SHB, Critical Perspectives: Q

1 unit — Murphy-Geiss

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 3 Sociological Research Design Gail Murphy-Geiss Palmer Hall 124 25 / 13 11/26/2021
Spring 2022 Block 6 Sociological Research Design Gail Murphy-Geiss TBA 25 / 25 11/26/2021
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