Independent Study

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 (Academic, Technical or Health Sciences).
  • Instructors must meet with students in independent study courses at least weekly.