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%
- To conduct a literature review of the published work in a specific topic area in Psychology.
- To critically analyze previous work in the topic area and identify potential limitations.
- To develop a testable hypothesis in the area of interest.
- To design a methodology to test an original hypothesis related to Psychology.
- 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.
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.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for PSYC 4400|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||DOUG PSYC 4400 (3) & DOUG PSYC 4410 (3) = CAPU PSYC 490 (3) & CAPU PSYC 4XX (3)|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU PYSC 4XX (3)|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR PSYC 4XX (3)|
|Columbia College (COLU)||COLU PSYC 2nd (3)|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||No credit|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU PSYC 4XX (3)|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW PSYC 4XX (3)|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC PSYC 2XX (3)|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||No credit|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC PSYC 3XX (1.5)|