SOCI100 - INTRO SOC RESEARCH

One of the defining characteristics of all the social sciences, including sociology, is a commitment to empirical research as the basis for knowledge. This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of research in the social sciences and to enable you to think like a social scientist. Through this course students will learn both the logic of sociological inquiry and the nuts and bolts of doing empirical research. We will focus on such issues as the relationship between theory and research, the logic of research design, issues of conceptualization and measurement, basic methods of data collection, and what social scientists do with data once they have collected them. By the end of the course, students will have completed sociological research projects utilizing different empirical methods, be able to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various research strategies, and read (with understanding) published accounts of social science research.
Section 401 - LEC
MW 1100AM-1200PM
REAY, MICHAEL
FISHER-BENNETT HALL 401
Section 402 - REC
R 0930AM-1030AM
HARRIS, LAUREN
CLAIRE M. FAGIN HALL (NURSING 214
Section 403 - REC
R 1030AM-1130AM
HARRIS, LAUREN
CLAIRE M. FAGIN HALL (NURSING 218
Section 404 - REC
F 1000AM-1100AM
SHIFFER-SEBBA, DORON
MCNEIL BUILDING 285
Section 405 - REC
F 1100AM-1200PM
SHIFFER-SEBBA, DORON
MCNEIL BUILDING 285
Section 601 - LEC
CANCELED
KAUFFMAN-BERRY, ANDREA