Independent Study Petition (Undergraduate)

 

  • For Undergraduate Students
  • *note~ students with Freshmen standing are not allowed to take independent study courses*
  • Graduate students: Do not submit this form. Please submit the Graduate Independent Study Petition form.
  • This petition is to be filed with the Registrar's Office no later than the end of drop/add period.
  • To view the Jan Term Independent Study deadline, please refer to the Jan Term Catalog or the Jan Term website.
Please use xxx-xxx-xxxx format.

Undergraduate students may arrange with individual instructors to undertake independent study courses. This petition must be completed and approved by the instructor, Department chair and Registrar.

The College offers the following kinds of independent studies:

Independent Study - 097 A lower division course taken by a student in good standing (2.00 cumulative G.P.A.) whose educational needs cannot be met by courses available in the regular curriculum.

Independent Study - 197 An upper division course taken by a student in good standing (2.00 cumulative G.P.A.) whose educational needs cannot be met by courses available in the regular curriculum.

Honors Study - 199 An upper division course ordinarily taken by an upper division student with a 3.00 major G.P.A.

You will receive academic credit for all courses. The business office will charge accordingly.


If this is a regular course in our catalog, independently arranged, please list the Course Number (e.g. PSYCH-002-01).

(if applicable)
(i.e. Describe the educational project, including academic goals and learning outcome). Please limit to 800 characters.
(i.e. Strategic, systematic approach to be used in addressing the course content). Please limit to 800 characters.
(List educational materials such as books, journals, and internet sources, minimum 3). Please limit to 800 characters
(e.g. Weekly written assignments, journal and final examination). Please limit to 800 characters.

Note: All Independent Study petitions must be approved by the Instructor, by the Department Chair or Dean, and by the Registrar's Office. The Registrar's office will forward your request to the instructor and chair for approval. You will receive an e-mail once the internship has been approved or denied. This process may take one to two weeks for completion.

Upload a Document

The upload option should only be used for printed materials that cannot be typed in your petition such as course descriptions. All attached documents must include your name and ID number for consideration.

**Important Once you have browsed for the document that you are attaching to your Independent Study, please remember to click on the button that says "upload" before you click the "submit" button.

Your file must be a Word document or a PDF. The extension must be .doc, .docx, or .pdf. Your file must be less than 1 MB.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.