Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

SWK 302 Social Work Research II(RNL)

3 hours; 3 credits. Continuation of SWK 300. This course deals with identifying appropriate research methods, and evaluating and applying standard social science research methods. Qualitative and quantitative methods are explored. Descriptive and inferential statistics are presented. In addition, the course covers the logic of data preparation and analysis. It reviews the basic skills required to evaluate and write research reports including graphic and statistical analysis and presentation. This course fosters an appreciation for diversity and an awareness of and sensitivity to social work research with diverse groups, based on multiple dimensions including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. Prerequisite: SWK 300 with a grade of C or higher.