SOCI331 Research Methods for Sociology (3 semester hours)

This course introduces students to the purpose and techniques in social research: problem definition, research design, sampling and data collection methods including observation, interviewing, questionnaire construction and the use of documents and other unobtrusive data sources. The basic goal of all social research is to gather evidence in order to answer questions about the nature of relationships between individuals, groups, institutions, and societies. This course is designed to give the student a broad overview of the logic of social research, of the process of research design, and of the major types of data collection techniques and methods of data analysis.

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

/undergraduate/academic-programs/bachelors/bachelor-arts-sociology/ in the Major section before taking SOCI331 or SOCI332 . Students must choose a concentration...