Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

SOA 217 - Methods of Social Research (4 Cr.)

(formerly SOC 217) (GCR DA-AC)
Concepts and methods of quantitative social science research. Research methods, research design, and statistical analysis of data. Ethics in social research. Training in the selection of appropriate research designs for a variety of sociological problems. Major data sources and methods of data collection. Use of statistics in analyzing and presenting data. Exercises in design, data collection, and statistical analysis. Required of all program majors. Open to other students by permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: SOA 100  and one 200-level SOA course. Spring semester. Shope.