Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

COM 295 - Introduction to Research Methods


Prerequisites, COM 100 , or SCC 100  with a grade of B- or higher and communication studies or global communication and world languages or strategic and corporate communication major. Introduction to Research Methods focuses on the process of how researchers study the creation, exchange, and interpretation of messages. Students will gain experience understanding and evaluating existing research as well as designing their own research projects. The course will cover a range of quantitative and qualitative approaches to studying human communication, including survey, experimental, observation, interview, and content analysis designs. Some sections of this course may be offered for majors only. Students may only receive credit for either COM 295, or SCC 295 . (Offered every semester.) 3 credits