Directed Study is a privilege whereby a student may attempt a threeâ€“credit course which is (a) not currently offered; or (b) is currently offered but for which the student cannot register due to unavoidable circumstances. A maximum of 6 credits is allowed toward a degree program.
a CAS course in which a student pursues independent research under the guidance of a faculty member
a catalog course which is offered on an independent basis because it is not on the current schedule, or it is offered in conflict with another required course
a coherent, well-defined, substantive reading and research project supervised by a faculty member
an approved catalog course taught independently to one student
an independent study course, under the sponsorship of a faculty member, that meets the objectives of a regular course offering
an individualized course offered by a professor at student request
a program of study to be completed on an independent basis by the student
a special, one-time offering of a topic
A directed study course is a special course conducted outside the traditional classroom setting. learners do much of the course work on their own, but have contact with faculty during the particular term(s).
Normally, a 400-level course that does not have a prescribed curriculum. In consultation with the course professor, the student chooses a specific topic and then undertakes an in-depth study of this topic. The course professor must approve all directed-study activities before registration can occur.
An ungraded remediation course that may be given to students who have failed a course in Certificate, Year One