CRCJ 5310. STATISTICS & RESEARCH PRACTICES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 3 Hours.
Advanced methods and techniques of research and research design in criminology and criminal justice. Course will cover pure and applied research and expose students to contemporary methodological and analytical issues. Students will be instructed on the use of existing CRCJ databases as well as the collection of new data and particular aspects of SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences software) and advanced data analysis. Prerequisite: CRCJ 5309 or equivalent.