2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOSC 243 - Research Design I

Credits: Three
Prerequisite: Take PSYC-101 PSYC-202H SOC-101
This course introduces the methods of scientific research utilized by social and behavioral
scientists. Students will learn the essential role of research methodology for understanding,
objectively processing, and predicting human behavior and social affairs. The course explores
how research questions and hypotheses are formed and tested, and acquaints students with the
established ethical limitations associated with conducting social and behavioral research.
Particular attention will focus on the complexities of correlational research,
observational research, experimental research, and secondary data analysis.