SOC 421 - Writing in the Social Sciences

This course focuses on writing about and effectively reporting high quality social scientific evidence for different types of audiences. Students learn theories behind, and gain experience writing, policy briefs, descriptive work, state of the field, and evaluation reports for non-profit organizations and government agencies; academic/scientific articles; routine reports for industry and the private sector; and evidence-based editorial/ opinion articles for advocacy groups and to promote positive social change.