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SSH 301

Research Design and Qualitative Methods

This course will focus on the student gaining an understanding of the uses of qualitative research designs and techniques. Topics include sampling methods, questionnaire design and implementation, interviews, focus groups, participant observation, and action research. Methodological assumptions, concepts and procedures will be presented. Students will develop their ability to review existing literature and to construct their own research. (Formerly ACS 301)
Weekly Contact: Lecture:2 hrs. Tutorial:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1







Custom Requisites


Social Science and Humanities

  • SSH 100
    Inquiry and Problem-Solving
  • SSH 102
    Learning and Development Strategies
  • SSH 105
    Critical Thinking I
  • SSH 205
    Academic Writing and Research
  • SSH 301
    Research Design and Qualitative Methods
  • SSH 400
    Special Topics in Social Ventures
  • SSH 500
    Peer Learning Experience
  • SSH 502
    Community Action Research
  • SSH 505
    Making the Future