# IS Courses

# IS 100 – 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.

# IS 101 – 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.

# IS 102 – 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.

# IS 103 – 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.

# IS 104 – 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.

# IS 105 – Introductory Independent Research

# IS 106 – Introductory Independent Research

# IS 107 – Introductory Independent Research

# IS 108 – Introductory Independent Research

# IS 109 – Introductory Independent Research

# IS 110 – Introductory Independent Research

# IS 200 – 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.

# IS 201 – 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.

# IS 202 – 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.

# IS 203 – Independent Research

# IS 204 – Independent Research

# IS 205 – Independent Research

# IS 206 – Independent Research

# IS 207 – Independent Research

# IS 208 – Independent Research

# IS 209 – Independent Research

# IS 210 – Independent Research

# IS 211 – Independent Research

# IS 212 – Independent Research

# IS 220 – 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.

# IS 301 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 302 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 304 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 305 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 306 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 307 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 308 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 309 – Advanced Independent Research

# IS 310 – 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.

# IS 311 – 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.

# IS 312 – 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.

# IS 320 – Thesis Phase II

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

# IS 321 – 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.

# IS 322 – 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.

# IS 330 – 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.

# IS 401 – 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.

# IS 402 – 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.

# IS 403 – 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.

# IS 404 – Honours Independent Research

# IS 405 – Honours Independent Research

# IS 410 – 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.

# IS 411 – 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.

# IS 412 – Part-time Honours Thesis Phase Stage I - Part 2

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

# IS 420 – Honours Thesis Phase II

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

# IS 421 – Part-time Honours Thesis Phase Stage II - Part 1

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

# IS 422 – Part-time Honours Thesis Phase Stage II - Part 2

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