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BSCI 9650 - Research Proposal

Building Science Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

The Research Proposal course prepares the students to define a research problem, develop a viable research methodology, and publish or present their results. They are expected to demonstrate their understanding of the subject matter, define a research problem through analysis of relevant literature and defend the appropriateness of their research design during their research proposal examination.


BSCI 9000 Building Science 1, BSCI 9020 Building Materials, BSCI 9050 Research Methods and Supervisor approval.



Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 41648

Fri Sep 06 - Fri Dec 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Fri 11:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 248


Fitsum Tariku

Course Outline




  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact Susan Kong, Program Assistant, at to obtain approval to register for this course.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify research problem through analysis of literature surveys.
  • Develop suitable research plans.
  • Develop methodology.
  • Demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed project taking time and available resources in to consideration.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

BSCI 9650 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Building Engineering/Building Science
    Full-time/Part-time   Master of Applied Science


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