V480.02 SPECIAL TOPICS COURSES AND INDEPENDENT STUDY

Special Topics Courses (x99)

Special Topics Courses are intended to provide an opportunity to offer classes in academic areas not covered in the regular course offerings of the University, in order to extend student learning or to try out a course before requesting curricular changes. These courses are numbered 199, 299, 399, or 499 and are placed in the course schedule by the department chair responsible, in accordance with deadlines set by the Registrar for timely publication of the course schedule each semester. Special topic course require the completion and approval of the Special Course Approval form (AA-31). Forms are available on the shared drive in the Academic Affairs Office Public Folder.

Independent Study Courses (x94)

Independent Study courses may be used to further a student's competence in subject matter areas. These courses are numbered 194, 294, 394, 494, and require the completion and approval of the Special Course Approval form (AA-31). Forms are available on the shared drive in the Academic Affairs Office Public Folder.


Sponsored by: Curriculum Committee
Reviewed: Winter 1996
Revised: Winter 2004
Revised: 2014