Doctoral Research Project I – BMAL 887

CG • Section • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course is the first step for DSL Doctoral Candidates in the process of developing and completing their research project. Doctoral Candidates will develop Section 1 which includes the Foundation of the Study to include a detailed Literature Review relevant to the proposed research project.

Prerequisite:

BMAL 785

Rationale

BMAL 887, Doctoral Research Project I, is the first step for DSL doctoral candidates to develop and complete their research project. It provides a focused study of the problem, purpose, significance, theoretical framework, biblical integration, and important literature relevant to the proposed project.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Develop a clearly stated business problem to be addressed by the proposed research study.
  2. Determine the most appropriate research method and design for the proposed research study.
  3. Develop the conceptual framework that informs the proposed research study and links it to the existing body of knowledge.
  4. Interpret biblical principles in relation to the proposed research study.

Course Assignment

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.