This course covers the basics of qualitative research including theoretical underpinnings, main methods, sampling, data collection, analysis and proposal writing. It serves as a strong introduction to qualitative inquiry. This course is designed as a graduate seminar. While some classes will be structured, the intent is to learn from each other's experiences and their research examples. Credit will not be granted to students who have previously received credit for INT D 560 -Principles of Qualitative Inquiry.