SOCI 485: RS: Sociological Analysis and Practice

SOCI 485-001: RS:Sociological Analysis/Pract
(Fall 2024)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR

Innovation Hall 319 - Hybrid

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Section Information for Fall 2024

This capstone experience will introduce students to the process of conducting original sociological research. Students will collect, analyze, and write-up research data to answer both qualitative and quantitative questions about the social world. This class will emphasize a learning-by-doing approach to best prepare students to conduct independent research. This course is a Research Synthesis Course and fulfills the Mason Core Requirement for Capstone and Writing Intensive Course. 

SOCI 485-001 is a hybrid section with face-to-face meetings and synchronous live video meetings.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

This class provides an introduction to the practicalities of conducting original sociological research. Students will collect and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data, and write-up research findings to answer questions about the social world. This class emphasizes a learning-by-doing approach to prepare students to conduct research and present it to varied publics. This class also helps students transition sociological knowledge and skills gained in the major into marketable skillsets; improving their post-graduate career readiness. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Capstone
Specialized Designation: Research/Scholarship Intensive, Writing Intensive in Major
Recommended Prerequisite: SOCI 303.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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