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Course Overview

The course focuses on quantitative research methods that is a required part of the foundation curriculum that provides social work students with generalist skills needed in the social work practice. This course provides an overview of research and evaluation procedures in social work, deepening and expanding concepts and skills to evaluate client system progress and program effectiveness with ethical considerations. Students systematically monitor and evaluate types of quantitative designs including single-system design, survey research, and program evaluation. Students critically analyze and interpret the quantitative data and results by using appropriate statistical analysis as well as evaluating the strengths and limitations of research designs and discussing how the data and results can be used for the implications of future research studies, practices, programs, or policy.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Bachelors, Undergraduate
Prerequisites: SWK 307, 308, 335, and 337 Co-requisites: SWK 436 and 484

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate