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    Jan 19, 2022  
American University Catalog 2017-2018 
American University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELTA-081 Graduate Academic Research (4)

This course gives incoming students the opportunity to experience the process of graduate-level academic research. Students choose a unique research question related to their field, develop an appropriate hypothesis, write an annotated bibliography, conduct and write a literature review, and propose research methods suitable for their project. Finally, students synthesize their course work to construct a detailed research proposal in their field of study. The course also includes case study type research preparation for prospective law school students. Grading: A-F only. Permission: program director. Note: No academic credit is received for this course. Credit equivalent is listed only for the purpose of determining full-time student status.