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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 13, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOCL 4099 - Capstone Research Experience

Hours: 1-2
Completion of an independent research project on a topic meaningful to interests. Completion of a twenty page research paper that examines a social problem, policy or some aspect thereof. Conducting library research, as well as interviews with relevant professionals, individuals and organizations. Constructing research tools, such as surveys, secondary data analysis, or observations to support research. Projects demonstrate the essential knowledge gained from sociology, as well as relevant knowledge gained from other disciplines. Papers evidence an integration of theory and research, and apply disciplinary knowledge to the relevant issues in a manner that indicates the capability of critical integration, and synthesis and analysis of ideas in a practical manner, thereby evidencing some mastery of the discipline.
Prerequisites: Sr standing, or permission of the instructor.  
Notes: Repeatable to a maximum of 3 hrs.