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U900-357 Methods of Sociological Inquiry

Basic concepts and research designs used in social research. Provides an overview of the research process and research ethics and introduces important concepts in research design (conceptualization, measurement, and sampling). You will learn about survey research and quantitative data analysis through a survey research project of your own. Next you learn about another important concept, causation, and how it applies to experimental research. The last part of the course focuses on qualitative research and data analysis.

Note: This is an upper-level, 3-credit course designed for students who have taken previous courses in sociology or other related fields with some exposure to research methods.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesSophomore standing
Credits3 undergraduate credits
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Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research
(ISBN: 1412969409) Edition: 6th

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