Course Code (cross-listed)
  • SDS 251R
  • SWREN 251R
Course Title Social Research
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Sharon Roberts)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

Introduction to the philosophy and methodology of applied social science research, including treatment of the problems and strategies of research design and execution. [Note: SWREN 251R is available only to students who have been given conditional admission to the BSW program; such students must have already completed their first undergraduate degree.]

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
Author(s) Sharon Roberts
Requisites

SDS 251R

  • Prerequisite: Level at least 2A; Not open to students in the Faculty of Mathematics.
  • Antirequisite: ISS 251R, LS/SOC 221, LS/SOC 321, PSYCH 291, REC 270, SMF 220

SWREN 251R

  • Prerequisite: SDS/ISS 250R; Level at least 2A; Not open to students in the Faculty of Mathematics.
  • Antirequisite: ISS 251R, LS/SOC 221, LS/SOC 321, PSYCH 291, REC 270, SDS 251R, SMF 220
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) SWREN 251R is available only to students who have been granted conditional admission to the BSW program.
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