Custom-Designed Major

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CSDN 101 [WI] Introduction to Multi-Disciplinary Methods 1.0 Credit

Teaches Custom-Designed Major students about the many different methods of scholarly analysis practiced across the university. Students will be introduced to the methods practiced in the social sciences and humanities, creative arts, science and engineering, and business.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CSDN.

CSDN 102 Knowledge by Design Seminar 1.0 Credit

Develops skills in designing curriculum paths at the University, designing research topic bibliographies, and developing original research questions and methodologies. The course culminates in the presentation of the student's course of study in the Custom-Designed Major Program.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CSDN.
Prerequisites: CSDN 101 [Min Grade: D]

CSDN 203 Custom-Designed Major Seminar 1.0 Credit

Brings Custom-Designed Major students at the sophomore, pre-junior, and junior years together to present and critique original work with their peers related to their individualized courses of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CSDN and classification is Sophomore.
Prerequisites: CSDN 102 [Min Grade: D]

CSDN 210 [WI] Methods of Interdisciplinary Inquiry 3.0 Credits

This seminar course will examine the role that varying methods of inquiry play across disciplines and how those different methods can be applied to problem solving. The intention is to expose students to a broad array of research and problem solving methodologies, and to help them synthesize these approaches in innovative ways to address real world problems. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CSDN 220 [WI] Integrative Research Methods 3.0 Credits

This seminar course will help develop students’ critical thinking and research skills through the examination of interdisciplinary research projects and the creation of their own research proposals. Students will explore how multiple disciplinary research methodologies are integrated and information is synthesized within and across interdisciplinary research. The course is designed so that students gain familiarity with the theory and application of interdisciplinary research. Students will develop an understanding and the means to assess the various stages of interdisciplinary research, including research question formulation, proposal development, integration of methods, and synthesis and analysis of information. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CSDN 304 Custom-Designed Major Proj I 3.0 Credits

Research project sequence for the Custom-Designed Major program.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.

CSDN 305 Custom-Designed Major Project II 3.0 Credits

Research project sequence for the Custom-Designed Major program.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.

CSDN 306 Custom-Designed Major Project III 3.0 Credits

Research project sequence for the Custom-Designed Major program.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.

CSDN I199 Independent Study in CSDN 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CSDN I299 Independent Study in CSDN 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CSDN I399 Independent Study in CSDN 1.0-3.0 Credit

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 6 credits

CSDN I499 Independent Study in CSDN 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CSDN T180 Special Topics in CSDN 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CSDN T280 Special Topics in CSDN 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CSDN T380 Special Topics in CSDN 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CSDN T480 Special Topics in CSDN 1.0-12.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Pennoni Honors College
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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