Aug 10, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalogue 
    
2021-2022 Catalogue

COMM 35100 - Critical/Cultural Research Methods

Course Credit: 1
Maximum Credit: 0
(COMS, GMDS)
Critical/Cultural Research Methods This course is designed to give students an introduction to the critical and cultural methods. Therefore it introduces both theoretical and practical considerations in researching cultural experiences, artifacts and texts. The course will have two major “content” areas: a- Ethnographic Analysis: The study of cultural communities and the discourse they produce within their everyday cultural practices. b- Critical/Textual Criticism: The analysis of everyday cultural experiences, cultural texts and artifacts (books, movies, architecture, videos, magazines, etc.) and what they tell us about culture, power, history, society, and identity. Prerequisite(s): COMM-11100 with Minimum grade of C- and one 200-level COMM class; or GMDS-11000 with Minimum grade of C- and one 200-level COMM course; or permission of instructor. Prerequisite(s): Complete COMM-11100 or GMDs-11000; minimum grade C- and 1 additional COMM course at 200-level Alternate Years. [AH]