Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 81-490 Research Methods (3)
Students learn the mechanics of applying and interpreting fundamental statistics to Criminal Justice projects and data. They also determine which set of measures are most appropriate for a given case and the precise meaning of the results. Examples of data include arrest records, offender demographics, prison population, parole distributions and foster home locations. This course meets the advanced writing proficiency requirement. Prerequisite: Two upper- level Criminal/Social Justice courses.