Aug 04, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

SCWK 380 - Research Methods in Social Work

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: SCWK 250 with a minimum grade of “C”; and SCWK 270 with a minimum grade of “C”; and SCWK 375 with a minimum grade of “C” or PSYC 201 with a minimum grade of “C” or SOCI 391 with a minimum grade of “C”
In this course, students will examine the ethical issues involved in research, understand the logic of research, and critically analyze pertinent literature. The course teaches students to develop research questions and introduces a number of research techniques by which their questions might be answered, including surveys, experiments, single subject designs, qualitative research methods and program evaluation. Students will be introduced to the preliminary stages of the research process including problem formulation, reviewing the literature, question/hypothesis generation, selection of data collection strategy and scales and measurement. Offered fall and spring semesters. (CWRM)