Independent Study

Independent study serves students who wish to explore theater and dance beyond curricular offerings or within interdisciplinary contexts not addressed by existing courses.
Projects may yield theoretical, practical, and/or performance-based outcomes. Independent study proposals are submitted for approval the semester prior to the project.

APPROVAL


RESEARCH-BASED INDEPENDENT STUDY: Faculty advisor approval required.

Identify and consult with a faculty advisor to develop research agenda, requirements, calendar, budget, and grading criteria for the project.

PERFORMANCE-BASED INDEPENDENT STUDY: Department approval required.

Identify and consult with a faculty advisor to develop the project proposal, production timeline, and budget. Follow the performance-based Independent Study Guidelines to apply.

May 1
Of prior semester
November 1
Of prior semester