Project/Thesis

Course Description

The project course consists of a Master’s Thesis Project in the area of HRM or ODV. Students work under the guidance of an assigned faculty member. Students clarify research topics and identify data sources in preparation for the project. Students gather data and present their research in both written and oral form to faculty and classmates. This course lasts two months and encompasses integrating critical components and learning experience into a deliverable that meets academic guidelines for program completion and may be applicable to the workplace to build a student’s portfolio. Grading is H, S, or U only. Course is eligible for an In Progress (IP) grade.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a research situation and question, and design the relevant methodology which will answer the question or solve the problem related to HRM, OD or the integration of both areas.
  • Present a grammatically correct written master level capstone papers using APA format. This project will demonstrate clear sequencing of topics, organization, adherence to APA style, and present correct writing style (grammar, style, punctuation, vocabulary, and spelling).
  • Employ technology in researching and presenting written communications.

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