Catalogue 2014 - 2015

ILP 375 Exploring Public Opinion


3 cr.


Junior/senior standing.

Course Description

In this course, students will learn the basics of public opinion polling within the broader context of rhetoric and the "public sphere." Readings in rhetoric and culture criticism will frame the work that students do in constructing surveys, selecting samples, and conducting public opinion polls for clients on and/or off-campus. Practical and theoretical perspectives will be employed.