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Directed Interdisciplinary Studies (DIST) Courses

DIST 3901 [0.5 credit]
Themes in Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Examination of topics of interest to a number of disciplines, along with various methods and styles of thought used to study them. Students will synthesize the various perspectives. Open only to students in Directed Interdisciplinary Studies and Child Studies.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing in Child Studies or Directed Interdisciplinary Studies.
Seminar three hours a week.

DIST 3902 [0.5 credit]
Selected Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies

An examination of one or more interdisciplinary topics selected by faculty to present interdisciplinary thought and research not available elsewhere in the university curriculum.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing or permission of the Institute.
Seminar three hours a week.

DIST 4901 [0.5 credit]
Directed Reading

Individual or small-group tutorial related to the theme of a Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program. Written permission from the Director of Interdisciplinary Studies is required before registering; please contact the DIS administrator.
Prerequisite(s): for Directed Interdisciplinary Studies students with fourth year Honours standing and a CGPA of 9.00 or better or permission of the Institute.

DIST 4902 [0.5 credit]
Directed Reading

Individual or small-group tutorial related to the theme of a Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program. Written permission from the Director of Interdisciplinary Studies is required before registering; please contact the DIS administrator.
Prerequisite(s): for Directed Interdisciplinary Studies students with fourth year Honours standing and a CGPA of 9.00 or better or permission of the Institute.

DIST 4904 [0.5 credit]
Selected Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies

An examination of one or more interdisciplinary topics selected by faculty to present interdisciplinary thought and research not available elsewhere in the university curriculum.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year standing or permission of the Institute.
Seminar three hours a week.

DIST 4905 [0.5 credit]
Directed Interdisciplinary Studies Fieldwork I

Fieldwork related to the theme of a Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program. A proposal with a fieldwork research question and a supervisor must be approved prior to registration. A paper relating the fieldwork to the student's DIS program must be submitted. Graded as Sat/Uns.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in Directed Interdisciplinary Studies or permission of the Institute.

DIST 4906 [0.5 credit]
Directed Interdisciplinary Studies Fieldwork II

Fieldwork related to the theme of a Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program. A proposal with a fieldwork research question and a supervisor must be approved prior to registration. A paper relating the fieldwork to the student's DIS program must be submitted. Graded as Sat/Uns.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in Directed Interdisciplinary Studies or permission of the Institute.

DIST 4907 [0.5 credit]
Honours Essay

Interdisciplinary research project designed to develop research and writing skills. Topics must be approved by the Program Coordinator also charged with marking the essay.
Prerequisite(s): fourth year standing.

DIST 4908 [1.0 credit]
Honours Project

Interdisciplinary project for Honours Directed Interdisciplinary Studies students. In selecting a project, students must consult with the D.I.S. Program Coordinator. Students will work closely with a supervisor. Approval from the Program Coordinator to register for this course is necessary.
Prerequisite(s): fourth year standing in the B.A. Honours Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program and a 9.0 CGPA or higher.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca