SO 308 Prin of Social Research
F2T 2009 DL
Wiseberg, Jill A.
BA - Boston UniversityMPH - New York UniversityPost Graduate Studies - University of Miami & FIU
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10/19/09 - 12/13/09
Introductory social science class (i.e., SO141, PS101, CJ100, or SW205) and SO307 (Statistics) — MA120 allowed for students under 2006 and previous catalogs.
Textbook: Babbie, E. R. (2007). The Practice of Social Research, 12th ed. Thomson Learning-Wadsworth.
(Bundled by MBS with the SAGrader Methods Course Pack from IdeaWorks.)
Additional Resources: SAGrader Methods Course Pack from IdeaWorks (bundled with textbook by MBS).
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