Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisites: INGL 3231 and six credits among (INGL 3236, INGL 3238, INGL 3268, INGL 4107, and INGL 4108).

Study of the methods of research in writing and communication. Use of databases, bibliographies, and other library resources, with emphasis on citation, documentation, and intellectual honesty. Application of qualitative and quantitative methodologies to conduct research projects on writing and communication. Presentation and defense of a written paper.