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SOCI 205 Social Science Research Methods

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Course Description

Equivalent to PSYC 205. Designed to introduce students to the basic principles of social science research. Various sociological and psychological research methods are examined that include experimental research, survey research, field research, and comparative-historical research. Procedures to evaluate the soundness of research designs are examined. Ethical issues related to research techniques are also considered.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 200 and SOCI 100
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:DSI; Math Competency
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: SOCI 120