Research Methods in Criminal Justice

This course is designed to introduce students to the various research methodologies utilized to understand crime and the criminal justice system. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods will be discussed. The course covers research design, ethics, and data analysis. In addition to exams and assignments, students will write a research proposal, which includes a literature review, research design, and potential findings/implications. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice. Students strongly encouraged to take ENG 380 with this course.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Prerequisites:

  • CRJ 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice

Restrictions:

  • Students strongly encouraged to take ENG 380 with this course.

Last updated: 07/06/2021