Aug 17, 2022  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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SOCSC 340 - Social Science Research Methods


Prerequisites: None
All students are consumers of research from psychology and other scientific disciplines. As such, it is important to develop your capacity for critically evaluating “scientific evidence” that is communicated in journals, magazines, newspapers, and news programs. This course is an introduction to the process of obtaining facts regarding social phenomena, social problems and problem solution commonly found in the social sciences. Students will be exposed to the wide range of social science research methods and designs, including observational methods, survey research, as well as correlation and experimental designs. This course is a course requirement for the B.A. in Applied Psychology and the B.S in Social Science through the School of Continuing Studies.

3 credits
Fall, Spring and Summer



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