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LAW699 Independent Study

Course Description

Independent study offers students an opportunity to study under close faculty supervision in areas not covered by courses regularly offered in the curriculum. A student who wishes to undertake an independent study must obtain the permission of the dean.

The student’s expected to demonstrate that: 

  1. s/he has the initiative and self-discipline necessary for independent work, 
  2. the planned course of study cannot be completed by enrollment in a regularly offered course, 
  3. the content and objectives of the course of study have been carefully considered, and
  4. the proposed study meets the academic standards and unit requirements of the College of Law.

Students may not take more than 10 percent of the total units needed for graduation for non-classroom work (eight units maximum) and no more than 40 percent of their unit total for any given term.



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