Independent Studies and Research Participation

CRI395H1: Independent Study

CRI395H1 course description in the Arts & Science Calendar

Prerequisites:

  1. CRI205H1, 210H1, 225H1 and at least 1.0 CRI/WDW Criminology 300H level courses. 
  2. Approval of the Undergraduate Coordinator is required.
  3. Approval of the Research Ethics Board (if applicable)

What is an Independent Study Course & how do I request enrolment?

Enrolment is limited to students in the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies program. Students are not entitled to take more than 1.0 full course equivalent CRI395H1 course.  You must find a Criminology and Sociolegal Studies Faculty member willing to supervise your work in CRI395H1.  The work cannot duplicate material that is covered in an existing lecture. You are not allowed to recycle work completed for another course for credit in CRI395H1 – reusing work constitutes an academic offence and will be reported to the Office of Academic Integrity.  If you have found a Faculty member willing to supervise your proposal you must complete this form with the help of your supervisor.  A detailed description of your proposal is required.  Students requesting enrolment in CRI395 are advised to select an alternative course until the status of their enrolment is confirmed.  Results are communicated to the student via email.  Approved proposals will be added on the student’s academic record on ACORN by the Program Office.

Application Due Date: The CRI395H1 form and the research ethics approval confirmation letter (if required) is due no later than one week before to the start of classes.

CRI396H1 Research Participation

CRI396H1 course description in the Arts & Science Calendar

Prerequisites:

  1. 9 FCEs. A CGPA of at least 3.0 is recommended
  2. Approval of the Undergraduate Coordinator is required
  3. Approval of the Research Ethics Board (if applicable)

What is an Research Participation Course & how do I request enrolment?

Credit course for supervised participation in a faculty research project. Offered only when a fulltime appointed faculty member from the Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies is willing and available to supervise. Students must contact Faculty members currently teaching in the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies program to find out if there are any research participation opportunities available. Students requesting enrolment in a research participation course are advised to select an alternative course until the status of their enrolment is confirmed. Enrolment is limited to students in the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies program(Arts and Science, STG Campus). Students are not entitled to take more than 1.0 full research participation course. Approved proposals will be added on the student’s academic record on ACORN by the Program Office.

Application Due Date: The CRI396H1 form and the research ethics approval confirmation letter (if required) is due no later than one week before to the start of classes.

CRI450H1 Advanced Research/Reading - Not offered

CRI450H1 course description in the Arts & Science Calendar

Prerequisite:

  1. 3 CRI 300 half-credit lecture/seminar courses and minimum 3.0 CGPA.
  2. Approval of the Undergraduate Coordinator is required
  3. Approval of the Research Ethics Board (if applicable)

Research Ethics Approval Procedures:

Any research conducted on human subjects at U of T requires Research Ethics approval; and research conducted on students requires the additional approval of the office of the Vice-Provost, Students. This is non negotiable. Students wishing to conduct CRI395H1 or CRI396H1 course that includes research on human subjects must initiate the process at least 8 weeks before the start of classes, and should be aware the process can take longer.

View Research Ethics Board details, including submission deadlines/contacts.

Forms

Application Forms will be available at the end of June.