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COURSE NUMBER: PHES 495
COURSE TITLE: Senior PHE Seminar
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Michael De Moor
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3(hrs lect 0 - hrs sem 3 - hrs lab 0)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: All students graduating from the PHE program are required to take this course. The course is designed to integrate the perspectives and practical implications of the different courses encountered in the program. It intends to prepare students for the practical application of their knowledge by an interdisciplinary and in-depth engagement with the Canadian public context in comparison to other national contexts and its relationships to a globalized world. In a seminar setting, it will use guided written research inputs from students, as well as topical inputs from the instructor, to hone analytical, rhetorical and presentation skills.

Prerequisites: Nine credits in at least one of the three constituent disciplines at the 300 or 400 level or consent of the instructor. Course can only be taken in the final year of the degree.
REQUIRED TEXTS: TBA: will be based on our seminar discussions, research topics, and instructors research papers. See Moodle.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Research paper proposal10%
Research paper70%
Class participation, presentations & constructive discussion20%
100%
COURSE OBJECTIVES: PHES 495 is an important “capstone” on your course work in the 4-year Politics-History-Economics major at The King's University. The course objectives are:
  1. to provide an interdisciplinary capstone experience for students' Politics-History-Economics course work…
  2. to participate in a senior academic seminar course, by discussing and debating readings, sharing research findings, and sharing written research outputs 
  3. to conduct senior-student research and writing projects on the influence of faith on a particular topic [to be defined] within Politics-History-Economics
  4. to practice and hone analytical, rhetorical, writing, and presentation skills


Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.

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