COMM 331

Qualitative Research Methods

This course introduces students to the ideology, designs, implementation, and analytic techniques of qualitative research that enable them to describe and explain social phenomena related to social and personal relationships and health. Students will learn experientially throughout the semester and, upon successful completion of this course, will be able to draw on the appropriate qualitative methodological tools to best answer original research questions.

Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment with COMM 230 or 330; or permission of instructor.