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Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUSA 2185 - Introduction to Business Research

Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to research, its theoretical foundation and fundamental protocols. Students learn about research methodologies, the cyclical nature applied research, and the iterative process of research writing. The course teaches students how to write a research proposal, it equips students to engage in independent research, and it assists students in cultivating a mentor-mentee relationship with a faculty advisor. The curriculum is sequential, helping students to identify a study topic, propose hypotheses, formulate research questions, conduct and synthesize a literature review, and select research designs and methodologies. Students also learn about other sections that convert a proposal into a full research paper: findings, discussion, conclusions, and references.

Prerequisite(s): BUSA 2182