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SCWK 9973 Theories and Research in Behavioral Sciences (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to help each students develop her/his critical thinking skills for analyzing and developing theories regarding human development and behavior change processes in their chosen area of the social sciences. Theoretical formulations concerning interacting biological, psychological and social/environmental risk and resiliency factors are the foundation upon which psychosocial theories, assessment and problem analysis are based. The goal of this course is to provide students with the skills to critically analyze and develop a theoretical model in a subject area of their choosing, and to that end, provide a foundation for conducting advanced doctoral level research.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Elective for all Doctoral Students

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17