The certificate in Social Science Research Skills provides training on how to effectively collect, analyze, and present evidentiary information. Making informed decisions requires empirical evidence to understand issues and convey their importance. This certificate provides guidance and experience with the key features of amassing such evidence. The Social Science Research Skills certificate is available to all students, regardless of major. Sociology courses taken to receive this certificate will also count toward the Sociology major or minor.
Students must receive a grade of C or higher in all coursework applied to the certificate.