Liberal and Professional Studies (LBPS)

LBPS 601 APPROACHES TO GRADUATE RESEARCH (3)

Introduction to academic research paradigms and their relation to critical issues in professional practice and communication. Must be taken with the first 9 credits of degree work. Prerequisite: Admission to Liberal and Professional Studies program.

LBPS 602 CULMINATING SEMINAR IN LIBERAL AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (3)

Development, implementation and documentation of a culminating project for students enrolled in the Liberal and Professional Studies graduate program. Must be taken during last semester of degree work. Prerequisite: 24 credits of course work in the Liberal and Professional Studies Program.

LBPS 603 SCHOLARLY WRITING FOR ESL GRADUATE STUDENTS (3)

Designed to improve the scholarly writing skills of non-native speaking graduate students so that they can organize and present their ideas in a coherent and professional manner. To this end, they will assemble, evaluate, and combine data from various sources, follow proper conventions of documentation, and proofread and edit their writing to produce scholarly writing appropriate to their fields. Prerequisite: full or conditional admission to a graduate program.

LBPS 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN LIBERAL AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (3)

Independent study under direction of graduate faculty member in area related to student's course of study. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisites: Admission to graduate program, LBPS 601 and approval by graduate program director.

LBPS 796 INTERNSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (3)

Internship with private and public organizations, work to be concerned with issues central to program of study theme. Internship can be taken for a total of 6 credits over two semesters, with permission granted at the discretion of the program director. Prerequisite: admission to Professional Studies M.A. Program, LBPS 601 and approval graduate director.