Introduction to Qualitative Methods

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Sociology

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Sociological Methods
Spring 2024
Taught By: Terry Williams
Section: A

CRN: 14825

Credits: 4

This course is an introduction to core qualitative research methods applied in Sociology today, including interviewing, participant observation, field note writing, and visual methods. Students will receive an introduction to each of the methods covered by the course and opportunities for practical application of sociological knowledge to real world issues. Throughout the course, we will discuss questions regarding ethics, theory, history, politics, and the research methods introduced. In the end, students will gain practical skills and understanding by applying those methods to everyday life as they relate to sociological research of their choosing. Students will learn how to critically examine the application of different methods by reading key examples of how the methods have been applied in the discipline of Sociology.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Sociology (SOC)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:18pm EDT 7/12/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday, Thursday
Times: 4:00pm - 5:40pm
Building: 6 East 16th Street
Room: 1102
Date Range: 1/23/2024 - 5/9/2024