PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Specialization Requirements

  • Students must meet all respective degree requirements of the School of Graduate Studies and the participating unit.

  • Students must meet the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization as follows:

    • IDS 1000H (0.5 FCE): a core course meeting every other week throughout the academic year involving a mix of classes covering substantive theme;

    • Attendance at a Type 1 CR/NCR reading/seminar series (course code SRM 3333H) at scheduled CCDS seminars, paired with a tailored discussion session for Specialization students (ideally led by the seminar speaker)

    • Thesis/Major Research Project: Where required by the home graduate degree program, students completing a thesis or major research paper/practicum must include a substantive Critical Development Studies content.

Specialization Requirements: MA and MSc in Anthropology, MA in Geography, MA in Political Science (Political Economy of International Development and Political Science Fields), MA in Sociology (Research Paper Option), MA in Social Justice Education, MEd in Social Justice Education (Option II, III), MPH (Health Promotion Field)

  • Students must meet all respective degree requirements of the School of Graduate Studies and the participating unit.

  • Students must meet the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization as follows:

    • IDS 1000H (0.5 FCE): a core course meeting every other week throughout the academic year involving a mix of classes covering substantive theme;

    • Participate regularly and actively in the CS in Development Policy and Power Seminar Series SRM 3333H.

    • The major research paper, thesis, or practicum placement in the participating degree program will be on a topic in Critical Development Studies, approved by the Program Committee of the Collaborative Specialization in Development Policy and Power.

  • Collaborative specialization courses may be taken as electives for the purpose of satisfying home program requirements.

Specialization Requirements: MA in Sociology Coursework-Only Option

  • Students must meet all respective degree requirements of the School of Graduate Studies and the participating unit.

  • Students must meet the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization as follows:

    • IDS 1000H (0.5 FCE): a core course meeting every other week throughout the academic year involving a mix of classes covering substantive theme;

    • Participate regularly and actively in the CS in Development Policy and Power Seminar Series SRM 3333H.

    • 0.5 FCE electives related to Development Policy and Power

  • Collaborative specialization courses may be taken as electives for the purpose of satisfying home program requirements.

Specialization Requirements: MEd in Social Justice Education (Option IV)

  • Students must meet all respective degree requirements of the School of Graduate Studies and the participating unit.

  • Students must meet the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization as follows:

    • IDS 1000H (0.5 FCE): a core course meeting every other week throughout the academic year involving a mix of classes covering substantive theme;

    • Participate regularly and actively in the CS in Development Policy and Power Seminar Series SRM 3333H.

    • 1.0 FCE electives related to Development Policy and Power

  • Collaborative specialization courses may be taken as electives for the purpose of satisfying home program requirements.

 

Specialization Requirements: MEnvSc (Research Paper Option)

  • Students must meet all respective degree requirements of the School of Graduate Studies and the participating unit.

  • Students must meet the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization as follows:

    • IDS 1000H (0.5 FCE): a core course meeting every other week throughout the academic year involving a mix of classes covering substantive theme; this course must be taken in addition to the 5.5 FCEs for the program.

    • Participate regularly and actively in the CS in Development Policy and Power Seminar Series SRM 3333H.

    • The major research paper in the participating degree program will be on a topic in Critical Development Studies, approved by the Program Committee of the Collaborative Specialization in Development Policy and Power.

  • Collaborative specialization courses may be taken as electives for the purpose of satisfying home program requirements.

 

Specialization Requirements: MEnvSc (Internship Option)

  • Students must meet all respective degree requirements of the School of Graduate Studies and the participating unit.

  • Students must meet the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization as follows:

    • IDS 1000H (0.5 FCE): a core course meeting every other week throughout the academic year involving a mix of classes covering substantive theme; this course must be taken in addition to the 5.5 FCEs for the program.

    • Participate regularly and actively in the CS in Development Policy and Power Seminar Series SRM 3333H.

    • 1.5 FCE electives from the following: EES1122H, EES1134H, EES1135H, EES3002H.

  • Collaborative specialization courses may be taken as electives for the purpose of satisfying home program requirements.

 

 

Completion of specialization requirements:

All students enrolled in the Collaborative Specialization must complete the requirements of the Collaborative Specialization, in addition to those requirements for the degree program in their home graduate unit.  The Collaborative Specialization Director and/or Specialization Committee is/are responsible for certifying the completion of the Collaborative Specialization requirements.  The home graduate unit is solely responsible for the approval of the student’s home degree requirements.