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CRJ 400 Research Methods

3 Credit(s) W-III
This course will outline the research process and will utilize criminological studies to illustrate research methods. The following will be examined: problem formulation involving topic selection, literature review, definition and operationalization of concepts, and construction of hypotheses; design of research strategies including examination of descriptive, exploratory, experimental, cross-sectional, and longitudinal studies; and data collection techniques. The integration and application of theory, research, and policy will be discussed. Three lecture hours per week. CRJ major requirement. Prerequisites: W-I and W-II courses and CRJ101 and CRJ220.