This course revolves around a research project. Students conduct a close study of a particular area, e.g., juveniles and violence, parenting practices in bilingual families, or needs of non-English proficient elderly. Students conduct a literature review, analyze a particular aspect of the field, and evaluate how particular theories and practices are conducted. [Prereqs: (GE Areas A1 and A2 and A3 with a C- or better) and (HDFS 400A or HDEV 400A) and (HDFS 380S or HDEV 380S) and (HDFS majors only)]