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African Studies 016
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College Teaching 186
College and University Leadership 187
Communication, Information and Library Studies 194
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature 195
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering 199
Computer Science 198
Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies (CHAPS)
Curatorial Studies
Data Science (Statistics Track) 954
Drug Discovery and Development
East Asian Languages and Cultures 217
Ecology and Evolution 215
Economics 220
Education 300
Educational Psychology; Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration; Learning and Teaching
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French 420
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Jewish Studies 563
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Quantitative Biomedicine 848
Quaternary Studies 855
Religion 840
Russian, Central and East European Studies 859
Science and Technology Management 885
Social Networking and Media
Social Work 910
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Social Work: Administration, Policy and Planning, and Direct Practice
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Statistics and Biostatistics 960
Theater Arts
Toxicology 963
United Nations and Global Policy Studies
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Urban Planning, City and Regional
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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Social Work 910 Graduate Courses  

Graduate Courses

16:910:637 (F) Quantitative Research Methods (3)   Knowledge and skills needed to carry out independent doctoral-level research in social work. Identification and study of state-of-the-art methods of design and measurement; qualitative and quantitative formulations; data gathering, processing, analysis, and interpretation.
16:910:638 (F) Advanced Statistical Methods I (3) Analytic and measurement strategies fundamental to multivariate model testing in policy, administration, and direct practice research. Topics include tabular and loglinear analysis, multiple regression, analysis of covariance, and analysis of variance in its principal forms. Multiple indicators and measurement approaches, such as exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis.
16:910:639 (S) Advanced Statistical Methods II (3) Use of multivariate, quantitative methods. Employing multiple dependent variables, nonlinear relationships, mediator effects, instrument variables, and multilevel analysis. Prerequisite: 16:910:638.
16:910:640 (S) Qualitative Research Methods (3) Methods of collecting, analyzing, presenting, and applying qualitative data. History and evolution of qualitative research methods; theoretical orientations; data-collection methods, including ethnography, participant observation, in-depth interviewing, focus groups, and archival analysis; methods of data analysis; and research applications, including theory development and program design and evaluation.
16:910:644 (S) Current Perspectives (3) Theories and models of intervention used in social work direct practice. Applications. Prerequisite: 16:910:687.
16:910:645 (F) Conceptual Foundations of Social Work and Social Welfare (3) Intersections of social work profession and welfare state. U.S. social service systems, comparative perspectives, globalization, race and gender dynamics in social work policies and practice.
16:910:646 (S) Family Theory and Program Development (3) Family theory and its relationship to program development at different levels of practice and social planning. Policy planning and intervention perspectives; socialization and the study of deviance.
16:910:647 (F) Social Policy Analysis (3) Paradigms, methods, and strategies for the analysis of policy from social work, economics, sociology, political science, public administration, policy sciences, and planning.
16:910:655 (F) Measurement (3) Introduction to concepts in psychometric measurement; identification and operationalization of latent variables in conceptual models; generation of items; construction and formation of questions; development of a scale that can be tested for reliability and validity.
16:910:657 (S) Structural Equation Modeling (3) Development of both conceptual and computer skills needed for advanced structural equation modeling as applied to hypothesis testing, model fitting and estimation, and interpretation of data.
16:910:658 (S) Professional Development Seminar (1) Professional development for social work Ph.D. students establishing careers in academic or research settings. Knowledge and skills on conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, external funding, and the academic job search process.
16:910:659 (S) Bibliography and Proposal Development Seminar (2) Students in their second year preparing for Qualifying Exam (QE) and developing the dissertation proposal the following year. Introduction to structure and content of dissertation proposals; discuss QE preparation and dissertation proposal ideas.
16:910:660 (S) Intervention Research (3) Design and evaluation of interventions that address clinical or social needs, problems, and conditions, and to develop intervention research grant proposals.
16:910:682 (F) Advanced Individual Studies in Social Welfare (3) Provides an opportunity to specialize in a specific area of policy analysis, social planning, social administration, or direct intervention, on an individualized basis.
16:910:683 (S) Advanced Individual Studies in Social Welfare (3) Provides an opportunity to specialize in a specific area of policy analysis, social planning, social administration, or direct intervention, on an individualized basis.
16:910:687 (F) Theory Development in Social Work Direct Practice (3) The relative places and contributions of theoretical conceptualization and descriptive and prescriptive research.
16:910:701,702 Dissertation Research (BA,BA) Independent research study related to proposed dissertation, with assistance of appropriate faculty. Dissertation seminar.
16:910:703,704 Research Internship (BA,BA) Independent research internship under guidance from the faculty adviser to develop a dissertation proposal.
16:910:705 Dissertation Seminar (3)
16:910:706 Advanced Dissertation Seminar (1)
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