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SOCI 129 Introduction to Research Methods

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Course Description

Examination of basic principles and methods of sociological research. Application and critique of major research methods, including survey, ethnographic, experimental, discourse, and historical comparative analysis. Identifying fundamental components of sociological research design, such as theory, hypothesis, and variables. Ethical and political implications of social research are also considered.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: SOCI 100 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: SOCI 120