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College of Liberal Arts

PPOL 521 – Understanding Social Research (4)

Study of basic concepts and principles of qualitative and quantitative social research, including selection of general strategies and specific designs, conceptual and operational measurement, sample selection, data collection, data processing and analysis techniques, interpretation and reporting. Utilizes reports of social research in scholarly journals, popular media, and agency documents. Emphasis on critical evaluation and interpretation. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
F21157064004StaffOnline Open16161010
Registration Restrictions
Level Limitations: +02 (Graduate)
Class Notes: Online section.
Syllabus: Available in Canvas to students enrolled in this course. Or contact department to request syllabus.
Find textbooks for PPOL 521 at the OSU Beaver Store (current term only). For questions related to course materials, contact the OSU Beaver Store.

= This is a Baccalaureate Core course
= Fees may apply to this course
Registration Restrictions:
+ = Include restriction (may register if you meet this criteria)
- = Exclude restriction (may not register if you meet this criteria)
* = Prerequisite may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course