Practical Initiation to Methodology in the Social Sciences
|Number of hours||60hrs|
The aim of this introductory and compulsory methodology course is to develop the Social Science student's level of scientific literacy, intellectual rigor, and spirit of scientific inquiry. These goals will be attained by learning basic theoretical concepts of research, improving the student's abilities to read and understand scholarly publication, doing laboratory exercises, using the scientific method in relationship to social science problems, and preparing an empirical research proposal. The student will be introduced to the use of appropriate software in order to present the results of the research project in the form of a research report.