Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as SOCI-316
Formerly listed as: SOCI-16
Jerome L. Himmelstein (Section 01)
This course introduces students to the range of methods that sociologists use to understand humans as social beings. It explores the strengths and weaknesses of these methods. Students will design and execute an original research project. The course emphasizes the general logic of social inquiry and research design rather than narrowly defined techniques and statistical proofs. Required of sociology majors.
Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Professor Himmelstein.
If Overenrolled: Amherst College sociology majors have preference