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SOC 340 - Research Methods and Program Evaluation

5 Credits
Introduce students to qualitative research design. This course provides a foundational understanding of qualitative research methods and tools for program evaluation.

Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS

Quarters Typically Offered

Spring Evening

Designed to Serve Students enrolled in the Bachelor’s of Applied Science
Active Date 2015-11-10

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
What is qualitative research

Qualitative research design

Ethics of qualitative research

Collecting qualitative data

Interviewing techniques

Evaluation and assessment

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify appropriate qualitative research methods to answer research questions.

Explain ethical standards of scientific research.

Identify principal differences between qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Evaluate qualitative research sources critically.

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