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    UMass Dartmouth
   
 
  Jan 23, 2018
 
 
    
2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 316 - Research Methods

Credits 3Satisfies University Studies requirement: Intermediate Writing
Requirements: Prerequisite: SOC 101 OR ANT 111 OR SOC/ANT 113; and SOC 200 (may be taken simultaneously); SOC Majors and Minors; CJS Majors only
Empirical observation as the basis for anthropological and sociological analysis. What we see and hear - and by extension, what we overlook or choose to ignore - guides our understanding of social life. Fundamental to anthropology and sociology is therefore the systematic design, collection and analysis of direct and indirect observations, which become data for developing new concepts and theories about the social world. The course covers both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research design and analysis with the ultimate goal of helping students become competent at conducting and critiquing social research. Cross-listed with SOC 316
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