2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 486 Qualitative Social Research

Students will learn techniques of qualitative interviewing and participant observation. Involves basics of ethnographic research, writing fieldnotes, coding and analyzing qualitative data, and writing an ethnographic report. Each student selects individual research question and conducts a field research project of own choice that will reflect own academic interests. Skills learned will be transferable to many disciplines and occupations. Prerequisite SOC 101.