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SWKD 707. Proseminar II. 1 Hour.

Semester course; 1 lecture hour. 1 credit. Prerequisite: SWKD 706 with a minimum grade of S or permission of instructor. The purpose of this course is to further introduce first-year Ph.D. students to the interrelated components of the social work doctorate and to stimulate and foster their development as research scholars in the profession. Building on the objectives covered in the prerequisite, this course further defines first-year student research questions and methodological approaches as they begin planning their independent research. And students will continue to receive academic advising as first-year students. Graded as satisfactory/unsatisfactory.