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    Jun 20, 2019  
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PSY-525 Foundations of Critical Theory

4 semester credits
This course addresses basic competencies relevant to student work in media psychology: academic writing from the perspective of organization and expression, generating a research question and following the research process, critical thinking, narrative structure, diversity, and ethics. The objective of this course is not mastery, but rather to familiarize students with these fundamental competencies, which they will further develop throughout their programs. Online activities provide an overview of program requirements, library resources, and the online learning environment. These activities include an overview of professional conduct expectations, and how students will be assessed throughout their program regarding those expectations.
Delivery Method: Distance/Electronically Mediated
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Demonstrates an understanding of the fundamentals of the research process used at the doctoral level through writing and scholarly discussion.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of some of the theories and applications of critical thinking at a doctoral level through writing and scholarly discussion.
  3. Demonstrate, through writing and scholarly discussion, an understanding of the perspectives, skills and responsibilities needed to successfully produce doctoral level work and succeed in an academic program at the doctoral level.



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