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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

SIFT 109 Analyzing Social Science

Division of Liberal Arts

3 credits 45.0 hours
100 level undergraduate course

This course introduces the nature and procedures of the social sciences by exploring case studies which demonstrate how social-scientific knowledge is discovered and validated. A general examination of the nature of science is followed by a focus on social-scientific research methods, illustrated by case studies of various topics such as suicide, social relationships, success, happiness, leadership, sexual behavior, and violence. The ability to analyze and draw conclusions from scientific data is emphasized throughout.

Requires enrollment in an undergraduate degree program. Completion of FYWT*009 if required by English placement exam. Completion of FYWT 100 if required by English placement exam
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course is equated with the following courses: SIFT*109,LACR*229,LACR*229,LACR*229,SIFT*111,SIFT*101,LACR*221,SIFT*102,SIFT*103,SIFT*104,LACR*224,SIFT*105,SIFT*106,LACR*226,SIFT*107,LACR*227,SIFT*108,SIFT*109,LACR*229,LACR*229,LACR*229,LACR*229,LACR*22X,SIFT*110,LACR*220,LACR*221,LACR*222,LACR*223,LACR*224,LACR*225,LACR*226,LACR*227,LACR*228,LACR*229,LACR*230