SWK 232 Research Methods, 3 credits

Quantitative and qualitative research methodology, and appreciation of the scientific method as applied to the behavioral sciences and social work. The language of science, concepts, propositions, models, hypotheses and empirical laws. Analysis of concepts of the experimental, correlational and case study methods. Critical reading of research; introduction to research activities; and evaluation of interventive efforts. Also offered as SOC 232.

Prerequisite: MTH 115 or permission of instructor. Spring