Research Methods in Social Sciences (SOCL 320)

Provides an introduction to theory and research methods in the social sciences. Topics include philosophy of science, measurement, ethical issues in conducting research, quantitative and qualitative research design, and data analysis/interpretation. Students will develop skills involved in the research process related to the social sciences and learn to distinguish sound conclusions from those based on faulty reasoning or flawed experiments.

SOCL320 is a 3 credit course.