Prerequisite: 48 credits in the Design or Computation Arts program and written permission of the Department. This course provides an opportunity for a limited number of students to pursue advanced studies in a research and creation project under the supervision of a full-time faculty member. A clearly defined written agreement between the student and the faculty supervisor is required before the independent study is approved.
NOTE: Students may count a maximum of nine credits in independent studies towards their degree program.
Independent Study courses are equivalent to three (3) credits.
Students must have attained a CGPA of 3.30 (B+) and completed 48 credits in their program (Design or Computation Arts).
Supervisor must be a full-time faculty member.
Students are required to complete the work within the regular academic deadlines of the session in which the course will be taken, and the instructor will submit the grade in accordance with the same deadlines as outlined in the undergraduate calendar.
Students who have an "Independent student" status cannot register for independent study courses.
Documents are to be submitted to the Department (EV 6.761) two weeks prior to the first day of class to which the student wishes to be registered. Deadlines:
The student must submit a two (2) page proposal, which includes the purpose, and objectives of the independent study and why the project is valuable to the student’s field of study in Design or Computation Arts.
The full-time supervising faculty member agrees to meet with the student and supervise their progress during the term. The supervisor must attach an agreement statement, which includes expectations, schedule of meetings and basis and method of evaluation which can be submitted by email to the Department.