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SSC 220 - Introduction to Research Literacy

3 CR

Introduces students to the basic elements of quantitative and qualitative methods, focusing on the skills of reading, critiquing, and applying published scientific research. Students will learn how to include research design within a research proposal. The course introduces students to the recognized software tools needed to carry out research. Students may gain nationally-recognized research ethics training and certification. The course provides students with scientific knowledge and skills needed to read, critique and make use of scientific research reports from the social and behavioral sciences.

Prerequisite(s): One introductory social science course or permission of instructor.



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