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2020-2021 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [Current]
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COMM 6020 - Qualitative Communication Research


3 Credit(s)

Students learn the fundamentals of various qualitative and rhetorical research methods, with their associated theoretical bases and specific applications. These methods include 1) generic, metaphor, narrative, and Burkean criticism; 2) ethnography and participant observation; 3) semi-structured interviewing; and 4) grounded theory. Students have the opportunity to conduct and write up their own qualitative/rhetorical studies from the start (formulating research questions) to finish (interpreting the findings and drawing appropriate conclusions). (Fall) [Graded (Standard Letter)]

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program or Graduate Director permission
Registration Restriction(s): MA in Professional Communication majors only



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