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AN4410 - Methods of Social Research

Credits: 3

Purpose: to prepare students with the basic ability to design research and implement an actual study of social phenomena; to enable students to become more astute and critical consumers of social research studies. Skills learned include theory application and construction, operationalizing variables, evaluating strengths and weaknesses of research methodologies, determining causality, sampling, hypothesis formulation and testing, data collection, analysis and depiction, and proposal writing. May be taken as SO 4410. Falls. Prerequisite(s): MA 2300 or SS 3700 or SW 3700.