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OCTH 522S. RESEARCH METHODS IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. 3 Credits.

Satisfies: Senior capstone university graduation requirement for students pursuing the Interdisciplinary BA Occupational Therapy Track. Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science need to complete the senior capstone university graduation requirements specific to those programs.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the process of critical inquiry regarding a broad spectrum of research methods across the quantitative and qualitative spectrum. This course will prepare the student to be a knowledgeable consumer of research and the professional literature as it relates to the practice of occupational therapy. In this course, the student will develop competence in critiquing and applying various research methods and designs to the application of evidence based practice in occupational therapy. This course serves as the capstone for the Interdisciplinary Studies, Occupational Therapy Track. The Capstone Project will require the completion of either a case study based on current evidence or a research proposal.