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CHS 794 - Professional Paper

(1 to 6 units)
This course is required for all students who wish to earn a M.S. in Biostatistics using the Option B, which requires the writing of a professional paper of a quality suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

Maximum units a student may earn: 6

Prerequisite(s): CHS 703 ; CHS 712 ; CHS 753 ; CHS 780 ; CHS 782 ; CHS 788 ;  6 additional units in graduate-level CHS courses.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. formulate a research question or identify an area of inquiry in biostatistics that is significant and timely.
2. analyze and synthesize a body of literature to address a question or area of inquiry.
3. prepare a written document that effectively articulates the results and implications of a comprehensive analysis and synthesis of scholarly literature.
4. effectively present and defend the findings of their professional paper.


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