Supervisor and Internal Dissertation Committee Member
ENVS 6007, ENVS 6012 (Interdepartmental) and ENVS 6013 with Independent Study
1st year DUE DATE 15 APRIL
In the second term, the student should develop knowledge of the methods that he/she will need to apply in the course of his/her doctoral research, and in accordance with the study plan delivered in the Fall Term.
Specific courses are chosen in consultation with the student’s supervisor. Students may take methods courses from other departments (Interdepartmental) or choose structured independent study directed by their supervisor (Independent Study). In the case of an independent study, the student and supervisor produce a syllabus including a reading list, a written assignment based on the reading list, and schedule of consultations to discuss the readings and the written assignment.
ENVS 6007 - 4 credits ENVS 6012 (Interdepartmental) - 0 credits ENVS 6013 with Independent Study - 2 credits
Upon completing the course, students will be able to:
Describe the appropriate research design, methodology, and research methods in the dissertation prospectus draft;
Engage in the research methods necessary to complete the dissertation.
The student must submit a completed Theory and Methods Study program form by April 15, detailing which courses were completed. A summary of relevant proposed methods should be included as part of the draft prospectus due April 1.
Credit for the Methods Study Program is awarded when the Prospectus draft and the completed Theory and Methods Study program form have been approved by the supervisor.