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

SCC 301 - Interviewing and Focus Groups


Prerequisites, COM 100 , or SCC 100  with a minimum grade of B- and COM 295  , or SCC 295  with a minimum grade of C, or as a corequisite. This course is designed to give students experience in planning for and conducting different types of professional interviews. Students will be learning the theoretical frameworks explaining the roles people enact in interviewing situations and the nature of interviewing communication. Course will address the functions and techniques of the major types of interviews, including the facilitation of focus groups, and learn how to construct effective interview guides. Students will gain experience constructing interview guide, conducting professional interviews, and participating in them. Some sections of this course may be offered for strategic and corporate communication and/or communication studies majors only. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits