Course Descriptions

IDST 150 Honors Research Seminar (1 units)

Introductory research seminar for students currently pursuing an Honors research project. An introduction to research methods used in different disciplines and to scholarly collaboration and communication. This course focuses on formulating a research question, identifying and utilizing sources, constructing and critiquing scholarly arguments, and creating an effective final written and oral product. As students learn about scholarly research, they simultaneously identify and refine their own research topic, engage in scholarly conversations on their work, apply discipline-specific methodologies to their work, and create their own final research product and bibliography.