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SOSC790: Dissertation

Course Description

Culminating project of the doctoral program. Successful completion of the candidacy exam is required before work on the dissertation may begin. The results of the research must make a distinct interdisciplinary contribution to applied scholarship in the social sciences. The dissertation should demonstrate a high degree of original work and understanding and knowledge of the topic area. Evidence of originality may be demonstrated by a combination of the following: the development of a new critical analysis of a practical issue or challenge; the development of a new theory from practice; the novel application of existing theory to a practical challenge; or the discovery of a new professional approach to practice. Pre-requisites: SOSC 700, SOSC 710, SOSC717, SOSC 720, SOSC 730, SOSC 740 and successful completion of the candidacy exam.

Course Credits

  • 42.00