PSYD 753 Developing the Research Topic and Literature Review
This is a transitional course in the PsyD program. In this course the student introduced to the steps of the dissertation proposal, and the Dissertation. Through the guide and teaching of a faculty member with expertise in research methods and statistics, and doctoral dissertation experience, students begin the first phase in developing their PsyD Research Proposal that includes identifying their research topic, literature review, and proposed associated research methodology. By the completion of this course students will select a Dissertation Chair and Committee members. Also, students are introduced to the Dissertation Management System (DMS) that will be utilized from this initial transition and continuing throughout the entire dissertation process.