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BSCI 9050 - Research Methods

Building Science Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course introduces the issues, principles and procedures that are fundamental in scientific research. It introduces research methodologies and techniques for identifying research problems and goals. Topics include scientific approaches for developing research design including data gathering, literature survey, experimental designs, measurement strategies, statistical analysis of data, database searches, the use of available analytic software resources, and presentations of findings. Various information resources will be explored including emerging resources such as technical society publications and the internet. Students will be expected to understand and develop profiles of research approaches and share, compare and contrast them with other students in the course.





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 38569

Thu Sep 05 - Thu Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 12 Thu 14:00 - 17:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 325



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  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please contact Susan Kong, Program Assistant, at to obtain approval to register for this course.

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