300-300-RE Practical Initiation to Methodology in the Social Sciences

Option 75

Print-based and online course with paper-based assignments that are sent by mail (in English)

Note! If other options for this course appear below, make sure you enter the option you want in your application. Otherwise Cégep à distance reserves the right to enrol you in the option of its choice.

Other option(s) for this course

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Cours imprimé et en ligne, devoirs par la poste (en français)


This course, co-developed with the CCDMD, introduces the steps of the scientific process and helps you develop your scientific mind and critical thinking capacity. You will gradually make your way through all of the steps of an empirical social science research project, from selecting your topic among three potential options to writing the research report.

Computer resources required

To take this course, it is your responsibility to ensure you have the computer resources required to study at Cégep à distance, as well as the other materials listed below.

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)
  • Optical drive for CDs and DVDs

Further information

  • This course is included in the following program(s):
    DEC - Sciences humaines
  • This course may be recognized as a university prerequisite.