Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

ENGL 2030 Research in Professional and Critical Writing

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102

3-0-3

This course provides an introduction to the research methods used by professional writers and by scholars working in literary studies, media studies, and cultural studies. Students explore the relationship between theory and research and learn how to approach writing from a variety of critical perspectives. Students will become familiar with a number of text-based and qualitative research methods. Students also learn digital research methods and apply them to a range of genres.

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