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About This Micro-Credential

Facade of City Hall and decorations during traditional spring Slovenian carnival - Kurentovanje. Located in town square. Ptuj, Slovenia, Europe.

The Ethnographic Research Methods micro-credential delivers hands-on experience with ethnographic methods of cultural data collection in diverse environments.

Students will gain valuable research skills (e.g., ethnographic interviewing and qualitative data analysis) to apply anthropology and sociology to a variety of social and behavioral career fields.

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Skills You Will Gain

Data Analysis

Data Collection


Ethnographic Methods and Research

Research Design

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand ethical and validity issues in ethnographic research.
  • Practice skills in research design and ethnographic methods of data collection.
  • Analyze ethnographic data resulting in an ethnographic monograph.

Required Courses

Choose one of the following:

  • ANT 340 - Ethnographic Methods and Research
  • SOC 322 - Qualitative Research Methods

Choose one of the following:

  • ANT 342 - Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
  • SOC 320 - Social Research

Choose one of the following:

  • ANT 325 - Applied Anthropology
  • ANT 365 - Ethnographic Field Methods
  • ANT 312 - Social Organization

ANT Courses are offered in face-to-face format, SOC courses are offered in face-to-face or online format


Jennifer Bachner, PhD
Dr. Douglas Hume
Ethnographic Research Methods, First semester offered: Fall 2018


Northern Kentucky University
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