Introduction to Research Methods

SOCIOLOGY 3030

Overview of research methods commonly used to investigate sociological phenomena including experiments, surveys, ethnographic field research, and analysis of existing data. The course explores general issues in sociological research, such as research design, conceptualization and measurement, reliability, validity, sampling, and ethical conduct. We also review applications of research methods in specific sociological studies and analyze how research results are communicated. This is a core course in the study of sociology. It has no specific prerequisites but some familiarity with sociological analysis is recommended.
Course Attributes: EN S; BU BA; AS SSC; FA SSC; AR SSC

Section 01

Introduction to Research Methods
INSTRUCTOR: Wyndham-Douds
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