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Hsiang-Hui D. Kuo
dkuo@u.washington.edu
SOC 220
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Sociological Methods

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.

Class Description

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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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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dkuo@u.washington.edu
Last Update by Hsiang-Hui D. Kuo
Date: 01/07/2003