ACE 295 offers individual or small group research, special problems, or other studies under the supervision of an appropriate member of the faculty. Credit for the independent study may range from 1 to 4 hours; the number of hours is negotiated with the supervising faculty member. It is eligible for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or subsequent terms as topics vary. May be repeated up to 4 hours in a semester, but no more than 12 hours of special problems, research, thesis and/or individual studies may be counted toward the degree.

A student must do the following prior to the beginning of the independent study:

  1. Find a faculty member willing to supervise the independent study.
  2. Identify the nature and scope of the project to be completed. This is to be done through conference with the supervising faculty member.
  3. Complete the Independent Study Form with your Faculty Supervisor.
  4. Submit Form. Once it has been satisfactorily completed, you will then be sent the CRN to register for the independent study course.

Credits: 1 to 4 hours
Prerequisite: Junior standing, cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above at the time the activity is arranged, and consent of instructor.