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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SYA7980
Tracking Number - 2362
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- Date & Time Submitted: 2010-08-02
- Department: Sociology
- College: AS
- Budget Account Number: 126300000
- Contact Person: Sara Green or Doni Loseke
- Phone: 9742893
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Prefix: SYA
- Number: 7980
- Full Title: Doctoral Dissertation
- Credit Hours: 1 - 3
- Section Type: G -
- Is the course title variable?: N
- Is a permit required for registration?: Y
- Are the credit hours variable?: Y
- Is this course repeatable?:
- If repeatable, how many times?: 0
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Doctoral Dissertation
- Course Online?: C -
Face-to-face (0% online)
- Percentage Online: 0
- Grading Option:
Z - Z/U Only
- Prerequisites: Permission of Major Professor
- Corequisites: None
- Course Description: The dissertation represents the culmination of the research experience for Sociology doctoral students and will involve the creation of an original book-length study with many interrelated parts.
- Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for new program/concentration/certificate
- What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? In order to complete the PhD in Sociology, students must complete 18 dissertation credit hours.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
- What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) PhD in Sociology and an active record of scholarship related to the dissertation topic.
- Objectives: 1. To conduct original research in the student's specialty area;
2. To communicate the findings of this research in a manor consistent with the highest standards of the discipline.
- Learning Outcomes: 1. To collect orignal data in accordance with the standards of the discipline;
2. To analyze data in accordance with the standards of the discipline;
3. To communicate findings in accordance with the standards of the discipline.
- Major Topics: Topic will be determined in consultation with the major professor and doctoral dissertation committee.
- Textbooks: None
- Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: Readings will be determined in consultation with the major professor and doctoral dissertation committee.
- Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: The dissertation represents the culmination of the research experience for Sociology doctoral students and will involve the creation of an original book-length study with many interrelated parts.
- Assignments, Exams and Tests: Not applicable
- Attendance Policy: Not Applicable
- Policy on Make-up Work: The highest standards of academic integrity will be expected in accordance with the University Policy on Academic Integrity.
- Program This Course Supports: PhD Program in Sociololgy
- Course Concurrence Information: Not applicable