SSC 300: Doing Social Science

Required foundation course in the Social Sciences concentration. Introduces students to research methods in the social sciences: Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Studies, Economics, Political Science, and Geography. Topics will include epistemology, theory development, research ethics, study design, data collection, and data analysis.


  • Babbie, Earl R. The Basics of Social Research, 5th ed. Cengage, 2010. ISBN 0495812242, 9780495812241