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CRMJS 3300 Research Methods

3 hours

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the research process in the social sciences and, in particular, in the study of criminal justice. This course will focus on the basic principles of quantitative and qualitative research. Basic concepts such as topic selection, research design, sampling, methodology selection, interpretation of data and application of research findings will be considered.
Prerequisite(s): CRMJS 1011 Introduction to Criminal Justice, SOC 1111 Introduction to Sociology, and MATH 1300 Statistics or BUSAD 2100 Business and Economic Statistics.