VIC494H1/VIC494Y1: LCT Senior Research Paper Application

This course provides an opportunity to design an interdisciplinary course of study, not otherwise available within the Faculty, with the intent of addressing specific topics in Literature and Critical Theory. Written application (detailed proposal, reading list and a letter of support from a Victoria College faculty member who is prepared to supervise) must be submitted for approval on behalf of Victoria College.

Prerequisite: A minimum CGPA of 3.0 and have completed 15 FCEs and permission of College Program Director.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: None

VIC Independent Studies Policy: 

  • The principal instructor must be a Vic Fellow or Associate

  • A student is limited to a 1 FCE for a VIC Independent Study Course

  • If a student proposes two 0.5 VIC Independent Study Courses, these should be at different levels (i.e., 3rd and 4th year) and with different instructors

  • VIC Independent Studies Courses are not offered in the summer term 

Instructions for submitting a LCT Senior Research Paper Application

Please download and complete the LCT Senior Research Paper Application Form from here: 
LCT Senior Research Paper Application Form [PDF]

Please note: information entered into the form can be saved.

Once you fill out the application, complete the short form below and upload the application along with all the following supporting documents:

1) Course description with Bibliography
2) Supervisor's letter of support
3) Unofficial Transcript

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Course description with Bibliography
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Unofficial Transcript
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