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Independent and Directed Study

  
 

Independent Study

Independent Study refers to a course developed for an individual student to advance his/her study in a specific area of interest for which no approved course exists. The course would require curriculum committee approval.

Eligibility:

Day division - Bachelor Degree students

  • Students in a Bachelor Degree program must have completed a minimum of 90 college-level credit hours

  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
  
 

Directed Study

Directed Study refers to an existing, curriculum committee-approved course that is administered on an individual basis to a student under rare and specific circumstances. The instructor will provide the same support system as expected in the traditional venues.

Eligibility:

Day Division - Bachelor or Associate Degree students

  • Student may have no more than 7 remaining courses

  • The course is not being offered in the remaining full-time semester, or the next two Boston Accelerated and Professional Studies terms

  • Applicable to required courses only

  • Course waiver is not an option

  • Minimum GPA of 2.3 required

  • A student's eligibility to take a directed study may be influenced by previous unsuccessful attempts to complete that course

Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies - Bachelor or Associate Degree students

  • Student may have no more than 2 remaining courses

  • The course is not being offered in the remaining two Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies terms

  • Applicable to required courses only

  • Course waiver is not an option

  • Minimum GPA of 2.3 required

  • A student's eligibility to take a directed study may be influenced by previous unsuccessful attempts to complete that course

  
 

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