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HSERV 268 - Introduction to Research and Statistical Methods

3 credits

This course is designed to prepare students to read, critically evaluate, and use research in Human Services. The course will provide the basic concepts of probability, descriptive, and inferential statistics and how they are utilized in research. Course content includes: scientific method, literature review, ethical standards, research methodology and design, tools of descriptive statistics, statistical problem solving, and the review and utilization of research findings.

Prerequisites: HSERV 260 - Group Dynamics and Leadership  and HSERV 261 Human Services Field Experience 1