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Independent Study

In order to earn credit for independent study during the summer, you must submit a proposal to the Director of Summer Session (see below for more info). 

The Wild Card and Summer Session financial aid are not available for independent study.

Independent study enrollment instructions

  • Make arrangements with a CC professor to supervise the work. Come up with course number and title.
  • Meet with faculty advisor to make sure this course fits into your academic schedule and major.
  • Prepare, in conjunction with the professor, a written proposal in which the purpose and scope of the independent study are clarified. Include the following:
    • Fill out the Independent Study Proposal Form and collect signatures. 
    • Full syllabus
    • Final department course number to be assigned
    • Final subtitle for independent study if required
    • Start date of work
    • Dates any face to face or email meeting dates with the professor
    • Assignment due dates
    • End date of the independent study
    • Whether or not the professor will allow an extension past Summer Session. All incomplete work (I) will convert to No Credit (NC) after three blocks.
  • Complete the online Independent Study Proposal Request in Summit.
    • Once completed, the Director of Summer Session will review, approve/deny the request and a confirmation email will follow.  
  • Please refer faculty/faculty advisor to the For Faculty website for more information on grades, salary, and proposal materials.

As this course does not qualify for the Wild Card or Financial Aid, there will be a $4,600 tuition charge.