Independent Study

The Independent Study Project (ISP) allows students to supplement the established curriculum by completing a faculty supervised project for credit in a specific area of interest. Its purpose is to meet individual student needs by providing an alternative to regularly-offered courses.


  • Eligibility:
    Sophomore or higher
    Cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or greater
  • Limits: 3 credits per course/9 credits of Independent Study (ISP) and/or Collaborative Study (CSP) maximum toward undergraduate degree
  • Deadlines:  Refer to the Academic Calendar for specific deadline dates.
    Exceptions: Student must file an Exception to Academic Policy for an exception to the limits or deadline.