Criminology Honours Thesis I
A specific topic area will be agreed upon by the supervisor and student. The student and, if necessary, the supervisor will identify a list of readings for the literature review. The content and design of the research project must be approved by the supervisor and the Research Ethics Board (if necessary).
Faculty supervised independent research, with supervision provided weekly throughout the semester.
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. Evaluation will be based on course objectives. The supervisor will provide the student with clear outcomes depending on the nature of the project.
The following is an example of a possible evaluation scheme:
Literature Review 40%
Research Ethics Board application 20%
Research Proposal 40%
1. To conduct a literature review of the published work in a specific topic area in Criminology.
2. To critically analyze previous work in the topic area and identify potential shortcomings.
3. To develop a testable hypothesis or research question in the area of interest.
4. To design a quantitative or qualitative methodology to test an original hypothesis or research question related to Criminology.
5. To complete a Research Ethics Board application for research involving Human subjects.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
To be determined by the topic and thesis supervisor.
Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Criminology Honours Program or Department permission.
No equivalent courses.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for CRIM 4910|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU CRIM 4XX (3)|
|Coquitlam College (COQU)||No credit|
|Northern Lights College (NLC)||No credit|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GENS 4XX (3)|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW CRIM 4XX (3)|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC SOSC 4XX (3)|