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SSGS300 - Research Design and Methods

 

This course provides basic research methods skills for addressing problems and issues specific to the programs within the School of Security and Global Studies. The course covers four basic approaches to social research including experimentation, survey research, field research, and the use of available data. Students will gain foundational knowledge in research planning, design, methodology, data collection, and analysis. This course prepares students to carry out research at the undergraduate level.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Research Methods: The Basics, 1st ed - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided in the classroom Lessons section; hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9780415489911
Publication Info: Routledge
Author: Walliman, Nicholas
Unit Cost: $84.00
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Research Methods in Criminal Justices and Criminology: An Interdisciplinary Approach- e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780742564411
Publication Info: Rowman & Littlefield
Author: Hartley & Walsh
Unit Cost: $71.94
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A