Independent Study is a contract which clearly specifies the content and objectives of the course, applicable competencies, procedures for completing the course, the amount of time necessary to complete the course, the course text, any reference and supplemental materials associated with the course, and the method of student evaluation to be used.

  1. All Independent Study must be approved by the instructor, Instructional Dean, and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  2. Academic credit is posted on the transcript in terms of the College’s course number with a letter grade.
  3. No more than two courses can be taken through Independent Study.
  4. Tuition and fees are charged for Independent Study courses determined by the number of credit hours enrolled in for Independent Study course(s).