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Introduction to Research Methods

This course covers the basics of a cross-section of research methods used in Criminal Justice, Political Science, and other social sciences.  The research methods covered include a basic quantitative method, a qualitative method, a field research method, and components of conducting a literature review.  Students will learn problem formulation, hypothesis construction, and hypothesis testing.  The course emphasizes the consumption of social science research and research methods skill development to be used in upper level Criminal Justice and Political Science courses.  Cross listed with CRMJ 240.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
POLS 240
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