[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Mar 23, 2023  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWK 322 - Methods of Social Research II: Qualitative Methods

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): Senior standing in social work
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 social work 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 completion of a qualitative research project compliant with IRB requirements. Offered fall semester or term.