Nov 26, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BHSC 348 - Methodology for the Social and Behavioral Sciences


Credit(s): 3
Cross-Listed With: SOCL 348  
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): BHSC 226 /PSYN 226 /SOCL 226 .
An introduction to the process of doing research in the social and behavioral sciences: literature review, hypothesis formation, research design, techniques of data collection, data analysis, and report writing. Students learn to use the scientific method as a tool to both answer questions and solve problems in the social sciences, social work practice, health services and education. Course includes qualitative and quantitative approaches to research, computer applications at all stages of the research process, statistical analysis of data, and particular attention to issues of doing research in a multicultural context — e.g. ethical concerns (including rights of participants), formulation of questions, and use of findings. (Previously numbered BHSC/SOCL 248)



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