Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Social Sciences Research Methods
This research methodology course develops the student's ability to do social science research, particularly in the fields of anthropology, sociology, international studies, media studies, and politics. It begins with bibliographic research, emphasizing the full range of available tools: library catalogues, online databases, indices of periodical literature, and archives of the visual media. Then it enhances the student's understanding of the manner in which material is gathered and how it can be used in the research paper.