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(HHS 493) Research Methods in Health and Human Science

This course is designed for junior and senior students. Students will review AND critique research related to Health and Human Science, identify and propose different types of measurements and evaluations, and identify potential research projects that can help solve issues related to health and human within Asia and Oceania.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite MATH 121 recommended, Junior or Senior Status Required
Offered Fall, Winter
Programs Health and Human Science (BS)

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to review, critique, and communicate scientific findings related to health and human science.
  • Understand different types of research (e.g., experimental, descriptive, and qualitative) and appropriate statistics for types of research by evaluating their own and others’ research projects.
  • Understand best practice for measurements of variables to ensure validity and reliability by planning and proposing research (e.g., objective vs subjective measurements, standard scores, rating scores, etc.).