Definitions for "Independent Study"
A course designed by a student and an instructor which is generally taken outside the "normal" classroom setting.
Specially designed instruction in courses taught through a variety of delivery methods that complement traditional high school curricula and provide an accredited diploma.
Students enroll for independent study as a 591 course. Such study requires an application and involves tutorials, directed and independent readings and research, as well as other individualized activities designed to involve students in a learning process to fit the needs of the chosen graduate program. Generally, independent study course credit is available only for post-master's students or students with an approved plan of study. A maximum of six semester credits of independent study may be used on an approved plan of study.
an option in most academic disciplines in the College