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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 291 - Methods of Empirical Investigation

4 credits (Spring)
Cross-listed as: ANT 291 . An overview of the research process in sociology and the social sciences, with emphasis on problems of epistemology, research design, techniques of sampling, methods of data collection, principles of measurement, basic methods of data analysis, and ethical considerations.  This course will explore these topics through hands-on experiences including guided work on research methods through lab exercises.

Prerequisite: SOC 111  or ANT 104 ; and at least one 200-level sociology course; and MAT 115 SST 115 , or MAT 209  (preferred), or MAT 336 .
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Oberlin