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SPSY 794 - Qualifying Examination

(1 unit)
Course is used by the Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Ph.D. Program to administer qualification examinations at the end of the first year.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral program in Social Psychology. Successful completion of all first-year courses (see Handbook of the Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Ph.D. Program).

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Units of Independent Study: 1
Offered: Every Fall and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. successfully apply advanced knowledge and skills in social-psychological research on research problems provided to them as part of the qualifying examination
2. demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of research methods in social psychology, and apply this knowledge in the design of research studies as well as in the analysis of problems typical for social-psychological research.
3. critically analyze advanced research problems, generate hypotheses that generate knowledge pertaining to the problems, and propose ways in which these hypotheses can be tested empirically


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