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Independent Project Courses

189, 389 Independent Projects 1 to 3 units

189 - Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC-DAT

Courses for students capable of independent work who demonstrate the need or desire for additional study beyond the regular curriculum. Enrollment allows students to pursue activities such as directed field experience, research or development of skills and competencies under faculty advisement and supervision. Independent projects may be earned in most disciplines. (GR/P/NP)

Students wishing to enroll in Independent Projects should contact the appropriate Academic Dean, or an instructor identified in the class schedule. If the project proposed is acceptable to that instructor, a contract will be developed.

All contracts for these classes must be completed and approved by the appropriate dean before the last day of enrollment.

Units are awarded depending upon satisfactory performance and the amount of time committed by the student to the course. Allowable units vary according to discipline and are based on the following formula:

1 unit - 48 hours per semester

2 units - 96 hours per semester

3 units - 144 hours per semester