AP/CRIM2653 6.0 A: Research Methods in Criminology
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
Introduces students to criminological research and provides a foundation for developing analytical skills by examining ethics, research designs (qualitative, quantitative and hybrid), data collection, data analysis and reporting procedures. Assesses commonly utilized criminological strategies: experiments, surveys (self report, victimization), field studies, ethnographies, analysis of existing records (crime statistics, official reports, historical data), secondary data analysis, content, textual, and documentary analyses.
- Academic Honesty
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Religious Observance
- Grading Scheme and Feedback
- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
- Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities