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SOCI 121 –  Intro to Research Methods (CRN: 43460) at  College of San Mateo for Spring 2024

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SOCI 121 Introduction to Research Methods

Students examine fundamental elements of empirical research and the ways sociologists think critically. Includes attention to the nature of theory, hypothesis, variables, and ethics of research. Application of qualitative and quantitative analytic tools, including logic and research design, such as survey, observational, experimental, case study, and comparative historical research. Computer applications are introduced.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: SOCI 100 or PSYC 100
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: POLS 160, SOCI 120

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Department: Sociology

Number of Units: 3

Fee Description Type Amount
Book-Inclusive Digital Acc-CSM Flat Fee $44
HYE - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 01/16-05/14
Meeting Time: 11:10am-12:25pm
Days: T
Building: 10 Room: 0192
Instructor: Minu Mathur
HYE - Online
Meeting Date: 01/16-05/14
Meeting Time:
Building:  Virtual Room:  Remote
Instructor: Minu Mathur
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class January 29, 2024
Last day to drop with a refund January 29, 2024
Last day to drop without a "W" February 4, 2024
Last day to drop with a "W" April 25, 2024
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option May 14, 2024
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