QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Sociology
Course Number: 
202
Institution: 
Smith College
This course explores both the philosophy and practice of research methods. The first part of the course focuses on the scientific method and positivism as a model for social research and contemporary techniques of this model. Here we discuss alternative social science paradigms and the relationship between sociological theory and research methods. The second part of the course focuses on the practice of quantitative research methods. Students design and carry out a research project using survey methodology, along with exercises in additional quantitative methods. Prerequisite: 201.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
30724-S17

Course Sections

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Tina Wildhagen twildhag@smith.edu TTh 09:00-10:20 BASS 102