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Number:PS225
Name:Social Science Research Methods
Description:This course provides an introduction to various methods of inquiry and analysis used throughout the social sciences. Students will become familiar with the basic steps of empirical research, research design principles, several data collection methods, and the process of writing a research proposal.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student shall have an introductory knowledge of the following: A. Research Methodology and Design; B. Modes of Analysis; C. Types of Data Collection; D. Ethical Application of Research Methods in Political Science; E. Common Terminology of Research Work.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
F 2016 (none) Ochs $0 $0 $0
F 2016 BASICS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH 9781305503076 BABBIE 7TH 17 CENGAGE L Ochs $0 $0 $72 $0
S 2016 MAKING SENSE OF SOCIAL WORLD 9781483380612 CHAMBLISS 5TH 16 SAGE Majewski $0 $0 $0
F 2015 MAKING SENSE OF SOCIAL WORLD 9781483380612 CHAMBLISS 5TH 16 SAGE Majewski $97 $75 $0
F 2013 PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH 9780495598411 BABBIE 12TH 10 Shaw $0 $0 $0
F 2013 PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH 9780495598411 BABBIE 12TH 10 Shaw $0 $0 $0
S 2013 (none) CURRENT Shaw $0 $0 $0
F 2012 Political Science Research Methods 978-0-87289-442-6 Johnson, Janet Butto 6TH 08 Congressional Quarterly Shaw $99 $74 $0
F 2012 Research Methods and Society : Foundations of Social Inquiry 978-0-13-092654-8 Dorsten, Linda Ebers 2005 Prentice Hall, Inc. Majewski $127 $95 $0
F 2011 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL ID 0-495-56939-9 SARGENT 14 WAD Shaw $127 $95
F 2011 CRAFT OF POLITICAL RESEAR 0-205-79120-4 SHIVELY 8 LONGMAN Shaw $49 $37
F 2010 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL ID 0-495-56939-9 SARGENT 14 WAD Majewski $112 $84
F 2010 POLITICAL SCIENCE STUDENT 0-13-602945-0 SCOTT 6 PH Majewski $55 $41
F 2010 CRAFT OF POLITICAL RESEAR 0-205-79120-4 SHIVELY 8 LONGMAN Majewski $44 $33
F 2009 POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES 0-13-603718-6 BARADAT 10 PEARSON EDUCATION Majewski $62 $47
F 2009 ELEMENTS OF SOCIAL SCIENT 0-495-01585-7 HOOVER 9 CENGAGE LEARNING Majewski $45 $34
F 2008 NO ORDER RECEIVED YET ORDER THOMAS BKSTORE Harper $0 $0
F 2005 GUIDE TO METHODS F/STUD.OF POLITICAL... VANEVERA 97 Harper $11 $8
F 2005 POLITICS+VISION WOLIN 4 Harper $40 $30