Research (RSCH)


RSCH 10  Research Preparation  0 Credits (0,0)

This performance-oriented course is designed to increase student success in college by introducing and actively engaging students in the research process. Topics include: understanding research, sourcing, using a library, choosing a research topic, gathering and organizing information, analyzing a thesis and outline, and determining how to cite and reference sources. This course is for zero credit hours, cannot be used to satisfy credit requirements for ERAU degrees, and may be repeated.

RSCH 202  Introduction to Research Methods  3 Credits (3,0)

This course is a general introduction to research intended to equip first and second year undergraduate students with the skills needed in their studies. Topics covered include the purposes of research, defining research and research problems, defining a hypothesis, problem solving and knowledge discovery, methods of quantitative and qualitative research, conducting literature reviews, designing appropriate methodologies, evaluating outcomes, analysis and communicating the results.
Prerequisites: ENGL 123 or ENGL 221 and STAT 211 or STAT 222.