Study is a way to pursue a topic that is not contained in a QCC course.
Pending approval from the instructional dean, you develop the scope and
nature of your own learning. You and a faculty member then draft an Independent
Study Learning Agreement, which forms the foundation of your learning experience
and the basis for your evaluation.
You are expected to work independently during the semester.
If you are interested in earning credit
through an Independent Study, here are your next steps:
adding an Independent Study with your advisor to determine how it fits
into your program requirements.
an appointment with EBE staff.
an application for an Independent Study in Academic Support Services, Room
Be sure to carefully complete the section entitled Proposal, which
describes the nature of what you would like to learn.
your request has been approved by the appropriate instructional dean, and
an instructor has agreed to serve as your faculty advisor, you will be
notified by mail.
will be asked to register and pay for your credits.
payment verification has been received, your instructor will contact you
and you may start your Independent Study. Together you and your instructor
and sign an Independent Study Learning Agreement, which will guide
your learning throughout the semester. Return
one copy to Academic Support Services (272A), provide one copy for the
faculty member, keep the original for yourself.
up a meeting schedule for the semester.
is expected that you will complete all work during the semester of
As with a regular course, if work is not completed the instructor
an Incomplete (“I”), which must be made up according to QCC academic
Placement | CLEP
DANTES | Challenge
Credentialing | Portfolio
Directed Study | Independent Study
Tutorial | Contact