Research Methods in Criminal Justice
Students will learn the scientific methods used in the study of issues related to crime and criminal justice. Topics will include the relationship among theory, hypotheses, and empirical research. Various methodological designs, including survey research, quasi-experimental research, and qualitative research will be explored. The language and terminology used in the interpretation of data will be presented. Issues that govern the research of crime and criminal justice will be discussed, including ethics and confidentiality.
Prerequisite(s): MHS student