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Razor's Edge Research

Curricular Requirements

After completion of the Razor's Edge Research program, students are eligible to receive a minor in Research, which is noted on the student's transcript.

Year 1

Curricular
Semester 1: RAZR 1000R Seminar in Research Design and Implementation I (3 Credits)
Semester 2: RAZR 2000R Seminar in Research Design and Implementation II (3 Credits)

Co-Curricular

  • Research 1 Theme Housing
  • Student Organization Membership
  • NSU Leadership Conference
  • Mentee/Mentor Match
  • Monthly Research Conclave Attendance
  • Day for Research
  • Service Days

Year 2

Curricular
Semester 1: RAZR 3000R Research Design and Statistical Analysis (3 Credits)
Semester 2: Field Experience (1 Credit)

Co-Curricular

  • Research 2 Theme Housing
  • Attend NSU Winter Leadership Conference
  • Student Organization Leadership
  • (Executive Level)
  • Monthly Research Conclave Attendance
  • Health Professions Educational Research Symposium
  • CITI Course-online module
  • Service Days

Year 3

Curricular
Semester 1: Field Experience (1 Credit)
Semester 2: Field Experience (1 Credit)

Co-Curricular

  • Mentor/Mentee Matching
  • Pre-Professional or Academic Student
  • Organization Chief Student Officer role
  • Monthly Research Conclave Attendance
  • Qualitative Research Conference
  • Institutional Research Board
  • Dissertation Defense Observation(s)
  • Service Days

Year 4

Curricular
Semester 1: Field Experience (1 Credit)
Semester 2: Capstone Experience (2 Credits)

Co-Curricular

  • Mentor/Mentee Matching
  • Capstone Project
  • Graduate Level Pre-Professional or
  • Academic Student Organization
  • Monthly Research Conclave Attendance
  • Sponsored Research Office and
  • Grant Office
  • Dissertation Defense Observation(s)
  • Service Days

Note: Curriculum and co-curriculum details may change depending on student’s research interest.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Earn a grade of “B” (3.0) or better in each undergraduate level course used to satisfy the minor.
    • Any F grade or any type of withdrawal after the Drop/Add period will result in programmatic probation. Continued failing grades and/or class drops will lead to program dismissal.
    • Any D grade will require the course to be repeated, and only one D grade will be permitted in the course of the program.
  • All credit hours in the Research minor must be earned at Nova Southeastern University.
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military, Dual Enrollment, CLEP, etc.) may be used.
  • Internship, Co-Op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the Research minor.
  • Participants must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Participants cannot drop below a full-time academic status until the last semester of their senior year (minimum of 12 credit hours).
  • Participants must meet all co-curricular requirements.
  • Participants must be in good conduct standing with NSU at all times.
  • The Research minor will be awarded only at the time of NSU degree completion.
  • Please note that requirements and classes are subject to change based upon availability, university conditions, programmatic need, etc.

For more information, contact

Nicholas Pascucci, Administrative Coordinator
(954) 262-5393
razorsedgeresearch@nova.edu

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