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Course Overview

This three credit course is designed as a guided research course to support
students’ progress with their individual thesis research topics and methodologies
within the field of Deaf Studies. This course is the second of two courses that
provide students with experience in preparing their thesis proposals.
Students will select their methodology, conduct a literature review, gather
preliminary data if applicable, and complete the necessary steps to gain approval
for their data collection procedures, such as IRB approval and CITI certification.
Students will be introduced to ethical conduct in research, the Institutional Review
Board procedures, and grant writing. They will complete and defend their thesis
proposals at the end of this course.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters
Prerequisite: DST 700

Other Courses

Grading system: letter grades only.
Credits: 3
Grading System: letter grades only.
Credits: 1-3
Grading System: letter grades only. Individualized course of study focusing on particular problem not covered in regular courses.
Credits: 1-3

Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate