This introductory course in research methods and design will provide a foundation for students in learning quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods research methodologies. Students will learn howto establish appropriate connections between the research problem, research questions, and methodology. This course will assist students in identifying a potential research problem, conduct a literature review, and select appropriate research methodology for their dissertation. Students will also be exposed to research ethics and the institutional review board (IRB) process. Prerequisite: BROL 701 Business Research and Writing. Credit, 3 hours.