Sociology | Research Methods in Sociology
S370 | 10280 | Kaiser


A PORTION OF THE ABOVE SECTION RESERVED FOR MAJORS
ABOVE SECTION OPEN TO MAJORS ONLY

S370 is a research methods course required for undergraduate majors
in Sociology.  It provides a broad introduction to the sociological
research process.  This course will focus on how a variety of
methods can be used to study sociological phenomena.  We will
address both general issues in research design, such as measurement
and sampling, as well as various data collection techniques and
approaches, such as ethnographic research, content analysis, and
survey research.

Tentatively, grades will be based on short writing assignments, a
research proposal. Lab assignments, and exams.  Daily attendance and
participation in both class lecture and lab sessions is mandatory
and will be taken into account in determining the final grade.