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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 4960 - Senior Thesis in Human Development

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing and PSY 3280

Description: This course is designed for human development majors as the culmination of the program course work. Students will develop an interdisciplinary bibliography and utilize research methodology to write and present orally a senior thesis. Each student's thesis topic, concentrating on an area of human development, will be individually chosen, crafted, and researched to synthesize the diverse developmental perspectives surrounding the issue. Topics may be as diverse as evaluating teaching methods, tracking development of a specific skill in children, observing specific aspects of family interactions, and comparing methods of eldercare. Students will meet in seminar with the instructor to work on course objectives and orally present their theses.

University Requirement(s): Senior Experience

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