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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 320 - Research Methods in Criminal Justice

Units: 3
The application of scientific research methods to selected data and statistics in justice administration. Use of scientific methodology in interpreting crime and correctional data.

Prerequisites: STAT 100.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Provide theoretical foundation for conducting research in criminal justice and criminology;
  2. Analyze the difference between qualitative and quantitative research;
  3. Explain and apply the research process beginning with statement of the problem, research design, data collection, analysis of data, interpretation and results;
  4. Define and analyze the ethical responsibilities associated with criminal justice research methods.

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