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Graduate Catalog 2013-14

CJ 504 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

Provides an introduction to the basic methods, techniques, and procedures of social science research. Qualitative and quantitative methods, such as survey research, experiments, observational/field work, program evaluation, and interview approaches appropriate to the study of criminal justice will be examined. The course also addresses methods of inquiry, causality, sampling, research instrument design, data collection, coding, ethics, and statistics. Prerequisite: admission to the M.A. in Criminal Justice Administration and Policy program. (3)

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