Jul 21, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LACR 229 - SIFT: Case Studies in Sociology

3 credits
This course introduces the nature of scientific sociology by exploring case studies which demonstrate the process of how social-scientific knowledge is discovered and validated. A general examination of the nature of both science and sociology is followed by focusing on sociological research methods illustrated by case studies in various topics such as suicide, relationships, success, happiness, leadership, sexual behavior, and violence. The ability to analyze and draw conclusion from scientific data is emphasized throughout.

Enrollment in BS, BFA, or BM degree program required. Successful completion of LACR*009 where required as a, result of English placement exam. Successful completion of LACR*100 where required as a, result of English placement exam.