Course: SOC 497/L. Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods and Lab (3/1)
Prerequisite: SOC 424/L. Corequisite: SOC 497L. Application of the scientific method to social phenomena, including both quantitative and qualitative methods of collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data, as well as considerations about research design, the role of theory, and ethics. Methods covered may include survey research, experimental research, secondary data analysis, content analysis, focus groups, qualitative interviews, fieldwork, ethnography, and historical comparative research.
Lab: Exercises related to both qualitative and quantitative research design and data analysis.