A topics course is one that is not regularly offered at uLethbridge. The title and content of topics courses may vary with different offerings. Departments may use topics courses to try out a new course that they are considering regularizing, or for faculty to offer courses related to their research.
An Independent Study is a 3.0 credit hour course that gives you the opportunity to design your own research project with a professor of your choice. Course requirements vary, but may include library and/or field research and a major term paper.
Talk with an Academic Advisor for information about the process.
An Applied Study is a 3.0 credit hour course based on part-time work or volunteer experience. Applied Studies provide an opportunity to develop and demonstrate qualifications by integrating principles learned in the classroom with practical situations in work placements.
There are several different types of Applied Studies and students are encouraged to contact an Academic Advisor before registering in an Applied Study to ensure that it will fit in their program.