FRP 800 Directed Dissertation Research

Students take this course while preparing and writing a doctoral dissertation. The student will assemble a committee, select a topic, prepare a research plan, draft and revise a dissertation, and prepare for the oral defense of the dissertation.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the comprehensive exam.

    This course is offered in the following degree programs:

    The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

    Formulate, conduct, and present quantitative and qualitative research at the tactical, operational, strategic, and theoretical levels.

    Synthesize analytic, evaluative, and research inputs in the gathering of intelligence to prevent and forestall emerging threats.

    Utilize effective communication strategies to demonstrate leadership in the field of strategic security.

    Strategically communicate key concepts and ideas to influence diverse audiences and decision makers in strategic security.

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