Independent study is an atypical mode of instruction that must be undertaken only if the following guidelines are met and no other viable options are available.
- Independent study courses must be based on the same syllabi as the corresponding regular courses.
- Students taking independent study courses must complete exams and assignments equivalent to those required in regular classes.
- All independent study courses must be approved by the instructor, Division Chair, and the appropriate collegewide Dean or Director (Academic, Technical or Health Sciences).
- Instructors must meet with students in independent study courses at least weekly.