2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

FCS 697 Research Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences

Introduces family and consumer science students to the research process as informed consumers and future investigators. Topics include the research process; quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods, and action research designs; and evaluation of research statistics. Includes scientific writing, strategies for conducting literature searches, research ethics, and elements of a research proposal. Prerequisite: EDPS 641 or 642 or BIO 548 or HSC 687 or permission of the department chairperson. Open only to departmental majors.