Course Description

RES 7000
Introduction to Research Methods
This course emphasizes basic principles and techniques employed in social and behavior science research methods. More specifically, students will review a variety of research methods and will be introduced to basics of research design. The course will discuss sampling techniques, descriptive, inferential statistices, and basics of testing hypothesis. Students will practice formulating research questions and hypothesis; and interpreting and critquing statistical results found in peer-reviewed emphirical studies. Students will also be able to run data with SPSS.