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The following courses require instructor consent for non-Independent Studies students.

IS 100s


IS 100 SEM 0.50Course ID: 006479
Introduction to Research Methods
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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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.
Prereq: Independent Studies students only

IS 200s


IS 200 SEM 0.50Course ID: 013211
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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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

IS 300s


IS 301 SEM 0.50Course ID: 012433
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 302 SEM 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 2.50Course 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 1.25Course 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 1.25Course 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 2.50Course 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 1.25Course 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 1.25Course 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 0.50Course 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

IS 400s


IS 401 PRJ 0.50Course ID: 013206
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 402 PRJ 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 0.50Course 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 2.50Course 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 1.25Course 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 1.25Course 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 2.50Course 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 1.25Course 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 1.25Course 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