SOCI 634: Qualitative Research Methods

SOCI 634-001: Qualitative Rsch Methods
(Spring 2022)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

East Building 121

Section Information for Spring 2022

This course provides an introduction to qualitative research methods in sociology for graduate students. Students will learn the techniques for collecting, analyzing and writing-up qualitative research data. This course will also consider some of the central methodological issues relevant to doing qualitative research. We will explore some of the critical ethical and political questions that arise within qualitative research practice. Expect to spend considerable time on your projects both inside and outside class.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines basic research methods involving observational techniques and procedures used in description and analysis of patterns, configurations, ethos, eidos, structures, functions, and styles typical of whole societies and cultures. Emphasizes case studies, unobtrusive methods, participant observation, longterm residence, choices of observer status role, recording data, uses of technical equipment, key informants, interviewing techniques, and ethical considerations in employing such methods and procedures. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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