Subject: Special Studies
Credit units: 6
Offered: Term 1 and 2
College: Arts and Science
Department: Arts and Science Dean's Office


Provides qualified students an opportunity to pursue independent studies on topics or projects not encompassed by standard courses and to receive academic credit for these studies, either as an elective or in a major. Special Studies courses are limited to study in a single discipline and students must plan the course in consultation with an instructor. Special Studies courses require departmental and college approval; the department must submit term 1 proposals by March 8 of the previous academic year, term 2 proposals by September 8.

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