The course content will be identified in a student’s application for approval and will include a preliminary list of readings/articles. The scope and content of the project must be approved by the faculty supervisor and Department Chair, and, if necessary the Research Ethics Board.
Independent study, with supervision provided weekly throughout the semester.
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. Evaluation will be based on the course objectives.
The following is a sample evaluation scheme:
- To complete an in depth investigative of a topic in Social Sciences.
- To complete a comprehensive review of published research or to conduct original research on a topic of interest.
- To analyze and evaluate the support for a given perspective, model, theory, or phenomenon.
- To identify limitations of past investigations into the topic of interest.
- To identify future directions of investigation to address limitations in the research.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:
Students will be responsible for identifying the relevant academic publications. The faculty supervisor must approve a preliminary list of readings/articles.
60 credit hours
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU SA 3XX (3)||2009/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 3XX (3)||2009/09/01 to 2010/12/31|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 3XXX (3)||2011/01/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC SOSC 3XX (3)||2009/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV SOC 490 (3)||2009/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOSC 3XX (1.5)||2009/09/01 to -|