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MKTG499 - Independent Study: Marketing

Course Details

Course Code: MKTG499 Course ID: 3442 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is an opportunity for Marketing students to pursue an independent research project or examine a specific area of Marketing under the mentorship of a single professor. Participation is at the discretion of the faculty member. The student will produce a major research paper. There will be no examination. Students will submit a proposal prior to the start of the project. To be eligible for an independent study, students must be enrolled in a bachelor's degree program, must have completed 24 hours at APUS toward their current degree program, and should have already contacted a professor and gained approval for the independent study topic. Once these conditions are met the student should contact their academic advisor. Once the course is open the student must complete an official online registration for the course.

Course Schedule

No Course Offerings.

Current Syllabi

The successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:

1. Identify essential elements for a successful research paper.
2. Design and develop a research paper on an approved topic.
3. Reflect and discuss key issues and topics in a reflective essay on the overall process of independent study.
4. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the major topics researched.

Your final grade will be based on the following course requirements:

Virtual Introduction
Turnitin Acknowledgement Exercise
Anti-Plagiarism Quiz
Research Outline
Research Paper Draft
Research Paper
Participation – Forums

NameGrade %
Anti-Plagiarism Quiz 5.00 %
Anti-Plagiarism Quiz 5.00 %
Virtual Introduction 5.00 %
Virtual Introduction 5.00 %
Turnitin Acknowledgement Exercise 5.00 %
Turnitin Acknowledgement Exercise 5.00 %
Research Outline 5.00 %
Paper Outline 5.00 %
Research Paper Draft 10.00 %
Draft 1 of Research Paper 5.00 %
Draft 2 of Research Paper 5.00 %
Research Paper 45.00 %
Final Research Paper 45.00 %
Participation / Forums 20.00 %
Forum 1 2.50 %
Forum 2 2.50 %
Forum 3 2.50 %
Forum 4 2.50 %
Forum 5 2.50 %
Forum 6 2.50 %
Forum 7 2.50 %
Forum 8 2.50 %
Annotated Biblography 5.00 %
Annotated Bibliography 5.00 %
Book Title: There are no required books for this course.
Author: N/A
Publication Info: N/A

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom.
Author:No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.