A defined independent study which is pursued under supervision of a faculty member and recorded through usual departmental procedures. Designed to permit a student to pursue non-scheduled academic and laboratory work which may be of a specialized nature and not available through the college schedule. Departmental approval is required. Placement test is required. The course includes Writing-Across-The-Curriculum. If used to meet Gordon Rule requirements for general education, a minimum grade of “C” is also required.
Prerequisite(s): a passing score on the standardized placement test measuring communications/verbal/reading achievement, successful completion of any required developmental English and Reading coursework with a grade of “C” or better, or exemption from placement testing.