All Catalogs

2013-14 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

PDF of Mass Communications Courses

Mass Communications Courses

All Mass Communications Courses

MASC 3770 Ethnographic Reporting (3 credits)

Students learn how to do fieldwork, a method of inquiry traditionally used in cultural anthropology that uses participant-observation, in-depth interviewing, and examining rituals, among other tools. Students choose a sub-culture in Bemidji to do fieldwork in and write an in-depth article about the community after they come to know the cultural values and behaviors of their group. Readings of ethnographic works from a variety of disciplines. Prerequisite: MASC 2700. (Might not be offered every year)
Common Course Outline