An introduction to quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods research methods used to study health-related topics. A range of study designs will be discussed, with consideration to characteristics such as levels of measurement, sampling approaches, and data collection/generation techniques. The importance of research within the field of health, as well as strengths and weaknesses of different techniques, will be addressed. Discipline-specific methodology will be introduced, such as epidemiology, evidence-based practice, program evaluation, participant observation, phenomenology, and public health research. Credit will be granted for only one of HLTH 203 and another research methods course (exception PSYC 291). Corequisite: STAT 101 and second year BASc in Health status. Three credits and lab.