Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs) (2011-)



This collection houses the Master's theses and Doctoral dissertations authored by CSUN's graduate students since 2011, when the first theses were submitted electronically as part of the CSUN ETDs mandate. The mandate, which took effect officially in the Spring 2012 semester, requires that all CSUN theses and dissertations be submitted to ScholarWorks. For digitized versions of print theses, please see the Legacy Open Access ETDs collection and the Legacy Partial Access ETDs collection (1957-2010).

Theses and Dissertations are also housed in each discipline's departmental communities.


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Recent Submissions

  • Knudtson, Alexis (California State University, Northridge, 2017-02-15)
    Hearing impairment (HI) affects 1.4 per 1000 newborns in the United States (CDC, 2015). Damage to the vestibular system is one of the major causes of HI and is associated with balance impairment. Balance deficits may ...
  • Casareno, Gianina (California State University, Northridge, 2017-02-10)
    Fertility and reproductive health are an inherent human right of women worldwide. It is also a vital component of society’s general health and is pivotal to the propagation of the human race. However, many women are faced ...
  • Vaccaro, Aaron (California State University, Northridge, 2017-02-10)
    Beelzeburg is a dark comedy set in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1962 about Marty Burg, a schlubby, Jewish, introverted momma’s boy who dreams of being a famous actor, but feels doomed to be forever stuck under his mother’s thumb ...
  • Berumen, Liliana (California State University, Northridge, 2017-02-08)
    This project explores the many different areas in which Hispanic couples with children struggle and need support with to continue nurturing their love for one another. After having children, Hispanic couples’ focus shifts ...
  • Weaver, Victoria (California State University, Northridge, 2017-02-03)
    The Drunken Monkey Hypothesis posits that the proclivity of modern humans to consume alcohol may stem from a deep-rooted affinity present in all frugivorous nonhuman primates for naturally occurring ethanol within ripe ...