Comparing Degree Coherence Across Disciplines and Countries

15 Pages Posted: 10 Feb 2012

Date Written: February 10, 2012

Abstract

This paper compares degree requirements across a sample of universities in the US and UK. It compares requirements for undergraduate degrees in Biology, Business, English, and Political Science. Each degree is analyzed according to the proportion of courses in the major, the proportion of required courses in the major, the proportion of required courses in the degree, the provision of research methods, and the provision of research projects.

Keywords: research methods, undergraduate research

Suggested Citation

Parker, Jonathan, Comparing Degree Coherence Across Disciplines and Countries (February 10, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2002735 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2002735

Jonathan Parker (Contact Author)

Keele University ( email )

Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG
United Kingdom

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