Hsiang-Hui D. Kuo
Familiarizes students with the logic of analysis in social sciences. Students learn to recognize good research design, understand and interpret main arguments employing different methods, and evaluate whether research findings support stated conclusions.
Sociology 220 is an introductory course on social science methods. In the class, we will learn principles of social science research, simple descriptive statistics, and a few basic popular methods employed by social scientists. Ideally, after completing this course, you should be able to read and understand basic sociological research.
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