Sociology

SOCI4011Qualitative Research Methods for the Social Sciences3 ch [W]

This course offers an in-depth learning experience with qualitative methodological approaches and qualitative research methods in the social sciences. It introduces students to qualitative methodology and its usage in the field, and highlights important ethical considerations and concerns. Students will explore how to develop qualitative research designs; how to define a research question and how to answer it by developing a research protocol. This course offers students the ability to learn how to choose analytical methods for their data and how to interpret the results obtained from it.

Prerequisite: Students must have passed an introductory research method course prior to enrolling in this course, or have the Instructor’s permission.