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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAJ 550 - Advanced Research Methodology

This course will explore advanced research techniques often utilized in criminal justice and criminological research. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisites: admission to the master of science program in law and justice and completion of LAJ 535 and LAJ 536 or instructor permission.


Learner Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to interpret statistical output from the most common advanced techniques (e.g. Structural Equation Modeling, Multi-Level Modeling (HLM), ARIMA, Trajectory Analysis, etc)
  • Students will be able to discuss the key factors, strengths, and limitations of each technique to assess if it has been used appropriately.
  • Students will apply select modeling techniques to analyze data.
  • Students will develop, refine, and apply skills to read, explain, and critique modern social science research.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
Approved Fall 2017

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