[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Sep 24, 2023  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 322 - Methods of Social Research II: Qualitative Methods

3 credits

Prerequisite(s): Completion of SOC 321  and approval of the student's IRB proposal
The second of two courses in the research methods sequence.  This course covers techniques and methods of qualitative social research as they relate to sociological theory construction and sociological practice: in-depth interviewing, observation, focus groups, unobtrusive research methods, and case studies.  Also covered are review of the social science literature, conceptualization, sampling, ethical issues in qualitative research, analysis of qualitative data, reporting of research findings and program evaluation.  This course requires the proposal of a qualitative research project compliant with IRB requirements.