Disseration IV – BUSI 990

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 01/31/2022

Course Description

This course is the final step in the program. Doctoral candidates will defend their dissertation and finalize their manuscript for publication.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


BUSI 990, Dissertation IV, is the final step for DBA doctoral candidate to develop and complete the dissertation. It provides the opportunity for the student to defend the dissertation and publish the completed manuscript.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

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

CLO 1. Present an Applied Doctoral Research Project.

CLO 2. Finalize and submit an Applied Doctoral Research Project manuscript.

CLO 3. Interpret the research study in relation to a Christian worldview.

Course Assignment

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussion: Progress Reports (8)

Students will submit weekly progress reports throughout the course.

Dissertation Guide: Tasks (4)

  • Task 17: Final Dissertation - Defense
  • Task 17: Final Dissertation - Admin Review
  • Task 17: Final Dissertation - Editing
  • Task 17: Final Dissertation - Publication