This course covers research methods specific to both sociology and anthropology through directed readings, lectures, and projects designed to prepare students for the applied research undertaken in SOC 4100 Directed Research in Sociology/Anthropology. Focus is on survey and field research, field notes, methods of ethnographic documenting, in-depth interviewing, content analysis, and questionnaire development. Students are required to have their research proposals approved by the Social Sciences Institutional Review Board by the end of the semester. This course is offered every fall semester. General Education: WAC 3: Writing and Research for the MajorPrerequisites: SOC 1000 Introduction to Sociology and ANT 2000 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, and junior or senior standing, or permission of instructor.