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The Minor In Applied Social Research Methods

Course Requirements for the Minor: 21-23 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents,are required of all candidates for this minor. You may take a maximum of three courses from any one department, excluding internship credit.


3-4 units selected from:

BADM    003    Statistics of Business & Econ    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: For Business Administration majors: MATH 045.
For others: Completion of General Education Breadth Area A4 requirement.

This course is the same as MATH 047 which may be substituted.

MATH    005    Statistics    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement.

PSY    107    Statistical Methods in Psych    4.0    FS

Prerequisites: PSY 001A, PSY 095.

SOCI    166    Stat Analysis for Soc Sciences    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: SOCI 165 or SOCI 165M.


0-4 units selected from:

MATH    007A    Analytic Geometry and Calculus    4.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement; both MATH 004 and MATH 006 (or high school equivalent); a score that meets department guidelines on a department administered calculus readiness exam.

MATH    009    Survey of Calculus    3.0    FS *

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement. This course is not intended for majors in mathematics, physics, chemistry, or engineering.

Research Methodology

3-6 units selected from:

ANTH    295    Proseminar in Applied Anthro    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: ANTH 103.

CMST    102    Communication Research    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: CMST 100.

HCSV    270    Research & Evaluation in Health    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, MATH 005; HCSV 060 or equivalent.

POLS    131    Intro to Political Inquiry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

PSY    095    Research Methods in Psychology    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: or corequisite: PSY 001A.

SOCI    165    Social Research Methods    3.0    FS

Advanced Research Methods

6 units selected from:

ANTH    283    Field Methods in Ethnography    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: ANTH 103.

GEOG    119    Intro to Geographical Info Syst    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: GEOG 110 or equivalent.

MATH    103    Conceptual Statistics    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: MATH 007A or MATH 009 (may be taken concurrently).

MATH    105A    Intro to Probability/Statistics    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: MATH 007B.

MATH    105B    Intro to Probability/Statistics    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: MATH 105A.

MATH    215    Biometrics    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement.

MATH    225B    Multiple Regression    3.0    S2

Prerequisites: MATH 105A (or MATH 005 with faculty permission); MATH 135; MATH 095 (may be taken concurrently).

MATH    225C    Sampling Methods    3.0    S2

Prerequisites: One course chosen from MATH 005, MATH 103, MATH 105A, or MATH 215.

POLS    221    Methods of Political Inquiry    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: POLS 131 or permission of instructor.

PSY    255    Principles of Psych Measurement    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: A course in statistics including research design.

Applied Research

3-9 units selected from:

ECON    281    Introductory Econometrics    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ECON 101; ECON 102; ECON 180.

ECON    283    Economic Forecasting    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ECON 102; ECON 180 or equivalent.

GEOG    115    Spatial Analysis    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: GEOG 110 or MATH 005 or equivalent.

MKTG    180    Marketing Research    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: BADM 003, MKTG 170.

POLS    225    Survey Research Methods    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: SOCI 165 or SOCI 165M; SOCI 166 or otehr statistics course by permission of instructor. CMST majors: COM 202. POLS majors: POLS 221.

SOCI    225A    App Res Methods: Qualitative    3.0    FA

Prerequisites: SOCI 165 or SOCI 165M, and SOCI 166 (or other statistics course by permission of instructor).

SOCI    225B    App Research Meth: Quantitative    3.0    SP

Prerequisites: SOCI 165 or SOCI 165M; SOCI 166 or other statistics course by permission of instructor. CMST majors: COM 202.