Students meet individually with the instructor once a week to discuss their particular research projects and to develop research and writing skills. Students do short assignments on topics of their choice using a variety of resources.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 101 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012419

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 102 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012443

Introductory Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 103 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011535

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 104 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011536

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 105 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011537

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 106 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011538

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 107 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011539

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 108 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011540

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 109 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011541

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 110 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012428

Introductory Independent Research

This introductory independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Interdisciplinary Research Design for Independent Studies

An overview of the process to find focus, identify sources, select methods and procedures for analysis, and structure arguments to achieve interdisciplinary research projects. Particular emphasis is placed on self-directed approaches to rigorous questioning and analysis.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 201 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 006487

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 202 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 006488

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 203 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 006489

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 204 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 006490

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 205 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 006491

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 206 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 009895

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 207 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 009897

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 208 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 009870

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 209 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 009871

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 210 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012429

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 211 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012430

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 212 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012431

Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 220 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012432

Thesis Proposal Development

This course provides Three-Year General Independent Studies students the opportunity to prepare and plan for their application to the Thesis Project Phase of the Three-Year General academic plan.

Prereq: Level at least 2B Three-Year-General Independent Studies students

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 302 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 012434

Advanced Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 304 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011542

Advanced Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 305 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011543

Advanced Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 306 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011544

Advanced Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 307 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011545

Advanced Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 308 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011546

Advanced Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 309 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 011547

Advanced Independent Research

This independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated faculty member and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the student and approved by a faculty member.

Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 310 PRJ 2.50

Course ID: 012441

Thesis Phase I

Advanced work for an Independent Studies student to develop a thesis which is a scholarly documentation of research accomplished in the final year of undergraduate studies in the Three-Year General academic plan.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: Level at least 3A Three-Year-General Independent Studies students

IS 311 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 012618

Part-time Thesis Phase Stage I - Part 1

Advanced work for an Independent Studies student to develop scholarly documentation of research accomplished in the final year of undergraduate studies in the Three-Year General academic plan.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: Level at least 3A Three-Year-General Independent Studies students

IS 312 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 012619

Part-time Thesis Phase Stage I - Part 2

A continuation of IS 311 to complete the Three-Year General Independent Studies Thesis Phase Stage I.

Prereq: Level at least 3A Three-Year-General Independent Studies students

IS 320 PRJ 2.50

Course ID: 012442

Thesis Phase II

A continuation of IS 310 to complete the Three-Year General Independent Studies thesis.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: IS 310; Three-Year-General Independent Studies students

IS 321 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 012620

Part-time Thesis Phase Stage II - Part 1

A continuation of IS 312 to begin the Three-Year General Independent Studies Thesis Phase Stage II.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: Level at least 3B Three-Year-General Independent Studies students

IS 322 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 012621

Part-time Thesis Phase Stage II - Part 2

A continuation of IS 321 to complete the Three-Year General Independent Studies Thesis Phase Stage II.

Prereq: Level at least 3B Three-Year-General Independent Studies students

IS 330 SEM 0.50

Course ID: 013212

Honours Thesis Proposal Development

This course provides Honours students with the opportunity to identify a focus, accomplish background research, and to develop a research topic in preparation for the Honour Thesis Project Phase.

Prereq: Level at least 3B Honours Independent Studies students

This Honours independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated instructor and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the Honours student and approved by an instructor.

Prereq: Honours Independent Studies students

IS 402 PRJ 0.50

Course ID: 013207

Honours Independent Research

This Honours independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated instructor and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the Honours student and approved by an instructor.

Prereq: Honours Independent Studies students

IS 403 PRJ 0.50

Course ID: 013208

Honours Independent Research

This Honours independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated instructor and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the Honours student and approved by an instructor.

Prereq: Honours Independent Studies students

IS 404 PRJ 0.50

Course ID: 013209

Honours Independent Research

This Honours independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated instructor and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the Honours student and approved by an instructor.

Prereq: Honours Independent Studies students

IS 405 PRJ 0.50

Course ID: 013210

Honours Independent Research

This Honours independent research course involves regular meetings with a designated instructor and at least seven hours a week of independent work on a topic of particular interest to the Honours student and approved by an instructor.

Prereq: Honours Independent Studies students

IS 410 PRJ 2.50

Course ID: 013213

Honours Thesis Phase I

Advanced work for an Honours Independent Studies student to develop the thesis project as a scholarly documentation of Honours level research accomplished in the fourth year of undergraduate studies.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: IS 100, 200, 330; Level at least 4A Honours Independent Studies students

IS 411 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 013214

Part-time Honours Thesis Phase Stage I - Part 1

Advanced work for an Honours Independent Studies student to develop the thesis project as a scholarly documentation of Honours level research accomplished in the fourth year of undergraduate studies.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: IS 100, 200, 330; Level at least 4A Honours Independent Studies students

IS 412 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 013215

Part-time Honours Thesis Phase Stage I - Part 2

A continuation of IS 411 to complete the Honours Independent Studies Thesis Phase Stage I.

Prereq: IS 411; Level at least 4A Honours Independent Studies students

IS 420 PRJ 2.50

Course ID: 013216

Honours Thesis Phase II

A continuation of IS 410 to complete the Honours Independent Studies thesis.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: IS 410; Level at least 4B Honours Independent Studies students

IS 421 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 013217

Part-time Honours Thesis Phase Stage II - Part 1

A continuation of IS 412 to begin the Honours Independent Studies Thesis Phase Stage II.

Department Consent Required

Prereq: IS 412; Level at least 4B Honours Independent Studies students

IS 422 PRJ 1.25

Course ID: 013218

Part-time Honours Thesis Phase Stage II - Part 2

A continuation of IS 421 to complete the Honours Independent degree Thesis Phase Stage II.

Prereq: IS 421; Level at least 4B Honours Independent Studies students