Course Descriptions

01:202:307 Criminal Justice Research Methods
Description: Underlying research concepts, methodologies, and techniques appropriate for application in the main behavioral environments of justice; application of course content to justice agencies, policies, and programs.
Prerequisites: 01:202:201
Course Synopsis:

Professor PIEHL: This course introduces tools of quantitative reasoning and statistics that can be used to address problems in basic research and policy within the social sciences, particularly in the criminal justice field. The primary objectives of the course are to build familiarity with the fundamentals of probability and statistical analysis, central concepts of research design, and norms of ethical behavior in research.

Current Syllabus: Spring 2018 PIEHL
Previous Syllabi:  Spring 2017 AGAN
Fall 2016 SALERNO
Fall 2013 PIEHL

Spring 2011 MCCANN