SOC 310 - Introduction to Research Methods
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, QR/1
Enforced Prerequisites:
One introductory course in Sociology (SOC 100, 101, 102, 105, 195, 202, 300, or 401); or completion of one social science course in Economics, Anthropology, Political Science, Psychology or other Sociology course.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Sociology concentrators are strongly encouraged to elect this course in the Junior year. Sociology Honors students should elect this course concurrently with SOC 397.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Su.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this course, we will learn about various methods and research paradigms used in sociological research including: interviews; observation; quantitative analysis; comparative and historical research; experiments and others. Each research method has a distinctive logic and procedure for producing data, and understanding the basic features of this production provides surprisingly powerful tools for evaluating research findings. Students will have the opportunity to develop their own research project as part of the course requirement.

SOC 310 - Introduction to Research Methods
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
15465
Open
55
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
15467
Open
10
9SOC Ugrd
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
15469
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
15471
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
15473
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0495094684
The basics of social research, Author: Earl Babbie., Publisher: Thomson/Wadsworth 4th ed. 2008
Required
ISBN: 9780205404483
Experiencing social research : a reader., Author: Strand, Kerry J., Publisher: Allyn & bacon 2005
Required
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