SOC 387J SOC 387J. Fundamentals of Research Methods. 3 Hours.
Fundamental assumptions and procedures for conducting sociological research, including the logic of science, the links between theory and methods, measurement, experiments, sampling, surveys, qualitative methods, and ethics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the statistics and methods requirement. Required of all graduate students during their first semester of study. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.