Directed Study

The following institutional regulations apply to directed study. Additional departmental requirements may exist.

General restrictions:

  • Content in the directed study will not substantially overlap an existing course in the curriculum.
  • A student may not carry more than three semester hours in a directed study per semester.
  • A maximum of ten semester hours of directed study may be used to satisfy degree requirements with a maximum of three hours used as related studies electives and a maximum of three hours used as free electives. The department shall determine the maximum number of hours allowed within the major.
  • A student must have an overall adjusted GPA of at least 3.0 and a cumulative GPA in the major of at least 3.0 in order to be eligible for a directed study.

Any student wishing to do a directed study must obtain an approval form from his/her advisor and complete a Directed Study Form, which goes to the Registrar’s office.