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SPSY 795 - Comprehensive Examination

(1 to 3 units)
Course is used by graduate programs to administer comprehensive examinations either as an end of program comprehensive examination or as a qualifying examination for doctoral candidates prior to being advanced to candidacy. (SOC 795 and SPSY 795 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Maximum units a student may earn: 3

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral program in Social Psychology.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Units of Independent Study: X
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate that they have a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of contemporary theory and existing research findings in the area of their dissertation research.
2. provide an analysis of contemporary problems and controversies in the area of their dissertation research, and articulate the implications of these problems and controversies for their dissertations research.
3. demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of methodological approaches in the area of their dissertation research, and critically evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.


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