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New Summer Research Training Course! (SOCY 497/698)

Hello SAPH students!

Our department is offering a brand new summer course on "Interdisciplinary Social Science Research Training" (SOCY 497/698). This course will be in-person 3x/week (T W Th, 9am-12:10pm from May 28-June 20). It is open to all UMBC students, but priority will be given to majors in Sociology, Anthropology, or Public Health as well as students in our Applied Sociology MA program. 

In this course, students will learn how to:
  • Create and manage social science literature & grant databases
  • Gain proficiency in data literacy:
    • Quantitative (reading codebooks, downloading and accessing data from secondary sources)
    • Qualitative (transcribing, coding, and reviewing data in qualitative software)
Students who complete SOCY 497/698 and are further interested in pursuing opportunities to work with faculty on their research projects for academic credit will have the option to participate in our "SMaRT Scholars Program".

Space is limited! For permission to enroll in SOCY 497/698, email Dr. Mair at: christine_mair@umbc.edu

Posted: February 19, 2024, 5:34 PM