Social Science Courses (SS)

SS 5550
Peace, Conflict and Human Rights (3)
  Sociological analysis of peace, conflict and human rights, with focus on the last 100 years. Emphasis on non0violent struggles at the nation-state level internationally, the role of ethnic and religious affiliations in current war and conflict at home and abroad will also be examined.
SS 6610
Grant Writing in the Social Sciences (3)
  In the non-profit world as well as in social science research, grant writing is a valuable skill to acquire. This course will explain how to research potential funding sources not only in the social sciences but also in the social service sector. It will also provide hands-on experience in writing well-crafted proposals.
SS 6630
Quantitative Analysis in the Social Sciences (3)
  This course is designed to teach what social scientists do with the data they gather. Particular attention is given to descriptive and inferential statistics, the relationship between research and policy, evaluation research and research ethics. Special emphasis is given to utilization of SPSS.
SS 6690
Seminar in Social Sciences (3)
  This course will focus on current issues in the Social Sciences and prepare the student for transition into a Social Science career or further graduate study at the doctoral level.
SS 6691
Survey of Research Methods in the Social Sciences (3)
  A survey of the methods used in the Social Sciences to collect, analyze, and report data.
SS 6693
Thesis Practicum (3)
  During this course, the student, under the supervision of the instructor, will design and implement a plan to collect and analyze data in preparation for the completing of the thesis.
SS 6695
Thesis (3)
  During this course, the student, under the supervision of the instructor, will use data collected during SS 6693 Thesis Practicum to write a thesis as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master’s degree.
SS 6698
Social Theory (3)
  A survey of theoretical approaches used historically and currently in the Social Sciences.
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