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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AAS 2310 - Research Methods in African and African American Studies

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is designed to provide students with the skills required to conduct multi-disciplinary research in African and African American Studies.  Students will be introduced to all aspects of research in the discipline, including library, search of databases, Internet searches, field research (ethnography, analysis of artwork, oral traditions, interviews and surveys).  The course will also expose students to the ethics of conducting field research and academic inquiry.  The tools garnered in this courses will train the students in the qualitative and quantitative methods needed for upper-division research. Prerequisite(s): Introduction to African and African American Studies