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SPSY 799 - Dissertation

(1 to 24 units)
DISSERTATION. (SOC 799 and SPSY 799 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

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. identify a novel research project that will extend knowledge in and have a strong impact on relevant areas of social and behavioral research.
2. review the literature related to their chosen dissertation topic, synthesize and critically evaluate it, and derive from it novel research questions and hypotheses.
3. carry out an advanced, independent, and multifaceted research project on topic of their choice.
4. communicate and defend the results of the dissertation research in writing and in an oral presentation.


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