GEOG 191 - Seminar: Geographic Methodology
Semester Hours: 3
Covers the fundamental issues associated with research in the social sciences, with a specific focus on geographic analysis. Topics addressed include development of a research project, formulation of research questions and hypotheses, searching for pertinent academic literature, and qualitative and quantitative research approaches and methods. The research project is developed on a topic chosen by each student. It includes a literature review, a survey instrument and a methodology section. In addition to other modes of evaluation, an oral presentation of the research proposal to the class is required.
A minimum of 18 s.h. of completed credits that count toward the major in Geography, Global Studies, Geography (GIS) or by permission of the department chairperson.
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