In addition to the courses already described, Directed Study, and Independent Study courses are available for most disciplines. These courses may require special procedures and/or special approval before they can be taken.
Directed Study and Independent Study courses are generally described as follows:
Directed Study (1 to 5 hours)
A Directed Study may be taken when a student has been unable to meet a course requirement in the normal manner and can demonstrate a need to take the course via Directed Study to graduate. The student must meet with the instructor at least once each week and will be required to complete the same requirements as in the original course. No more than one (1) Directed Study may be taken each semester and no more than two (2) courses of Directed Study may be counted toward graduation requirements. Prerequisites Required: As per course being completed, Minimum of 90 semester hours and be within two (2) semesters of graduating.
599 Independent Study (1to 3 hours)
An Independent Study is a carefully organized learning activity with specific objectives and methods of evaluation developed in consultation with a faculty member. Students must meet with the instructor at least once each week and be capable of doing independent research, work, and study. No more than one (1) Independent Study may be taken each semester and no more than six (6) hours of Independent Study may be counted toward graduation.