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SSCI 311 - Research Methods in Social Science
Fall 2017, Section 01

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000316 SSCI 311 01 Research Methods in Social Science
08/22 - 11/28
T
6:00pm - 9:20pm
4.0 Open Enke, Janet
Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: St Johns Hall L5


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/22/2017 - 11/28/2017 T 6:00pm - 9:20pm St Johns Hall L5 Enke, Janet

Notes
  • Note: Reserved for students intending to major in Social Science or Gender Studies. All others may contact the chair of the department, matthew.filner@metrostate.edu for space availability.

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 24 Enrolled: 16 Seats Remaining: 8

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[WRIT 131 - Writing I AND SSCI 300 - Seeing Like a Social Scientist]
Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30
  • Restricted to the following major(s): Social Science, Social Studies Teaching, Gender Studies

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $910.12
Tuition -nonresident: $1,856.92
Approximate Course Fees: $137.88

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

Description
This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of social science research. Students learn and implement a variety of research methods, and critically reflect on the relationship of these methods to philosophical traditions within social science. The courses examines two approaches to social science research, quantitative and qualitative, and the unique contribution of each approach for understanding social life. Experiential activities enhance classroom learning.

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