DHS 999a Dissertation – Practical Research I (Proposal)


The course requires students to select research problem through execution of authentic research until the preparation of a completed report along with practical suggestions based on a solid theoretical framework and sound pedagogy. Study goals and objectives as first part of dissertation are the main requirements of the course.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to conduct research through authentic research until the preparation of a completed report along with practical suggestions based on a solid theoretical framework and sound pedagogy.
  • Find a research laboratory and identify a thesis supervisor.
  • Seek the help of a proposal advisory committee in defining a thesis topic, and ultimately, prepare a thesis proposal.
  • Form a thesis committee to guide and evaluate research and, in consultation with the thesis committee, prepare a written thesis proposal.