July 13, 2015

Research and Scholarly Activities

UNIV 490 – Critical Decisions in Postgraduate Transitions

This course guides and supports students through the postgraduate fellowship application process and postgraduate decisions. Students create a resume, complete a fellowship application, prepare for a scholarship interview, and refine their educational and career goals. Enrollment through the Office of Fellowships.

Our program supports the university-wide “Students as Scholars” initiative by offering the following courses:

UNIV 391: SaS Scholarly Inquiry

Students contribute to scholarly, research, or creative projects by engaging in the recursive process of scholarly inquiry as preparation for participation in an individualized original project. Students will hold regular meetings with their project mentor, and make satisfactory contributions to the project. Enrollment only with permission from OSCAR.

UNIV 491: RS: SaS Scholarly Experience

Students actively participate in the process of scholarship and make a significant contribution to the creation of scholarly, research, or creative project. Students meet regularly with their project mentor, make satisfactory progress towards the completion of the project, and create a disciplinary product for evaluation. Designated as a research and scholarship intensive course. Enrollment only with permission from OSCAR.

UNIV 495: RS: Undergraduate Research Scholars Program Seminar

Students accepted into Undergraduate Research Scholars Program participate in a weekly seminar, hold regular meetings with their project mentor, and make satisfactory progress on their research or creative project. At the end of the semester, students either complete their project and present the results in a professional context, or apply for continuation through UNIV 496. See oscar.gmu.edu for more information and application. Designated as a research and scholarship intensive course. Enrollment only with acceptance into the URSP through OSCAR.

UNIV 496: RS: Undergraduate Research Scholars Program Continuation

Students continuing their participation in the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program hold regular meetings with their project mentor and make satisfactory progress on their research or creative project. At the end of the semester, students either complete their project and present the results in a professional context, or apply for continuation. See oscar.gmu.edu for more information and application. Designated as a research and scholarship intensive course. Enrollment only with acceptance into the URSP through OSCAR.

For more information about these classes, as well as the Students as Scholars Program and how to get involved in research and creative activities, click here to be redirected to the program homepage.

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