Catalog 2021-2022

CRM 240 Research Methods

An introduction to the quantitative and qualitative methodologies of the social sciences, including overviews of philosophy of science and research ethics, research design issues such as sampling and measurement, and methods of data collection (i.e., survey, experimental and evaluation research). Additionally, students will gain experience in reviewing scholarly literature, designing a research project in criminal justice/criminology, and writing for an academic audience utilizing the APA format. Through those goals, students will become both consumers and producers of research.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

CRM 101

Offered

fall and spring semesters