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Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 5250 - Research Design and Analysis in Social Psychology

This course will provide students with the knowledge necessary to evaluate research, to understand the relationship between theory and the research operations that are used to test and generate theory, and to design and carry out original research on social psychological topics. Students will learn about the appropriate use of survey, observational, experimental and quasi-experimental methods as applied to both field and laboratory settings. Class projects will teach students to design and conduct original research in social psychology, and to analyze data using relevant statistical techniques.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: SOC 2820 and 3200, or graduate standing.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students. 5000-level courses in the Department of Sociology are designed for a graduate student audience. Advanced undergraduates with at least 12 hours of Prerequisites and junior class status will be allowed to enroll. Prerequisites must include SOC 2000 or its equivalent in another related social science discipline and two 3000- or 4000-level courses (i.e. one of each; or two of one). Exemptions for these may be granted in rare cases with the written approval of the director of the Undergraduate Studies Program.

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