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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCL 495 - Undergraduate Research

Students work closely with faculty to complete a directed research project. By permission. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

Credits: (1-6)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)


Conceptualize and design research studies based on empirical literature


Students will complete a literature review assignment in which they will be required to synthesize the existing literature and develop a relevant research question to build on existing literature.

Collect data from a representative sample of a target population


Students will be required to identify a target population, choose an appropriate sampling method, recruit participants, and collect data as part of their research project assignment.

Demonstrate an ability to interpret statistical results.


students will be required to create a poster and deliver an oral presentation in which they will be evaluated on their ability to accurately interpret their study results

Deliver a clear presentation about the developed research study


Students will be required to deliver an oral presentation to their peers outlining each section of the research project (literature review, justification, research questions, method, results, implications, and limitations)

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