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IST 496 and SRA 496

IST 496 and SRA 496 is available for juniors and seniors who will undertake creative projects (including design projects or research papers) on topics not already covered in standard IST courses. The student’s individual work must be supervised by a faculty member. The student is responsible for finding a College of IST faculty member willing to serve as the instructor. Students complete the appropriate form with the instructor and then set-up an appointment with their adviser to review the application.

Required Documentation in addition to the Request Form:

  • Faculty Member MUST attach a syllabus describing the Independent Study, including a description of the type and amount of work and the methods for evaluating performance; i.e., papers, examinations, etc.
  • Attach statement, signed by both the student and faculty member, indicating why the applicant's interest cannot be served by a regularly scheduled IST course.

IST 496 or SRA 496 should be added no later than the drop/add period for the semester of enrollment or a late add fee will be incurred.

IST 296 and SRA 296

IST 296 and SRA 296 is available for first and second-year students who will undertake creative projects (including design projects or research papers) on topics not already covered in standard IST courses. The student’s individual work must be supervised by a faculty member. The student is responsible for finding a College of IST faculty member willing to serve as the instructor. Students complete the appropriate form with the instructor and then set-up an appointment with their adviser to review the application.

Required Documentation in addition to the Request Form:

  • Faculty Member MUST attach a syllabus describing the Independent Study, including a description of the type and amount of work and the methods for evaluating performance; i.e., papers, examinations, etc.
  • Attach statement, signed by both the student and faculty member, indicating why the applicant's interest cannot be served by a regularly scheduled IST course.

IST 296 or SRA 296 should be added no later than the drop/add period for the semester of enrollment or a late add fee will be incurred.