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Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSEM 2201 - Research Methods & Statistics

Credits: 3

The course focuses on the research methods and statistical tools that social scientists utilize in their everyday work. The course exposes students to the research process, fundamentals of methods and statistical applications. It introduces the basic concepts and problems encountered in social science research, including research design, ethical issues in research, types of data and measurement, overview of statistics, data collection and analysis, and presentation of research findings. This course is designed to provide the students with the competency to be educated consumers of research in political science, urban studies, and homeland security and emergency management.