Research Methods

CJS 6425 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Surveys the methods and techniques of research and evaluation and reviews various strategies for integrating the findings obtained into agency policy and strategy. Topics include surveying, observation, analysis of archival data, and experimentation. Introduces various evaluation designs. Covers issues such as ethical problems and the design, procedures, and politics of research. The goal of this course is not to produce social scientists but to prepare students to be critical consumers of social science research.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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