Individualized Study

College of Education

IS 200. Orientation to Individualized Study. 1 credit, repeatable to 6 credits.

A series of short orientation courses designed to prepare students for transition into higher education programs. Course content will vary and be based on current orientation needs.

IS 201. Orientation to Academic Program Development. 1 credit.

A short orientation course designed to prepare students for transition into higher education programs. Specific content includes focusing a concentration, selecting an academic advisor, creating an individualized program, and identifying appropriate credit earning mechanisms. Prerequisite: BIS major or BIS special student only.

IS 202. Orientation to Career and Life Planning. 1 credit.

A short orientation course designed to prepare students for transition into higher learning education programs. Specific content includes accessing career resources, career decision-making skills, self-awareness, and life planning. Prerequisites: BIS major or BIS special student only.

IS 203. Orientation to Prior Learning Assessment. 1 credit.

A short orientation course designed to prepare students for transition into higher learning education programs. Specific content includes identifying college-level experiential learning, documenting experiential learning, determining a credit request, and organizing a portfolio for assessment. Prerequisite: BIS major or BIS special student only.

IS 204. Orientation to Using Information Technology. 1 credit.

A short orientation course designed to prepare students for transition into higher learning education programs. Specific content includes using the Microsoft Office, using Internet browsers, using the Windows operating system, managing a mailbox, and using email. Prerequisite: BIS major or BIS special student only.

IS 205. Orientation to Learning Services. 1 credit.

A short orientation course designed to prepare students for transition into higher learning education programs. Specific content includes using the university library, accessing university support services, managing time, developing appropriate study techniques, participating in cultural and workplace diversity exercises, implementing goal-setting strategies, and participating in wellness, nutrition, and stress management programs. Prerequisites: BIS major or BIS special student only.

IS 250. Service Learning. 1-6 credits, repeatable to 6 credits.

Leadership, citizenship, and professional competencies may be acquired through community service experiences. Documented service learning competence will be assessed by the Center for Leadership, Service, and Transition and credit awarded as appropriate. Prerequisite: IS 203.

IS 270. Selected Topics. 1-6 credits, repeatable.

In-depth study of selected topics with current importance and interest to lower division students that are not otherwise covered in the regular course offerings of academic departments/schools. Course content will vary. Prerequisites: Approval of the “Course Agreement Form” by the Individualized Study department head.

IS 290. Special Studies. 1-6 credits, repeatable.

Designed to give students an opportunity to do lower-division independent study in selected interdisciplinary areas under the supervision of a faculty member in the appropriate department/school. Prerequisite: Approval of the “Course Agreement Form” by the Individualized Study department head.

IS 300. Sponsored Learning. 1-6 credits, repeatable.

A structured learning activity related to a student’s area of study and sponsored by an employer, volunteer agency, or other appropriate organization. Prerequisite:
Approval of “Course Agreement Form” by the Individualized Study department head.

IS 480. Cooperative Studies. 1-6 credits, repeatable.

Two or more upper-level students may elect to study cooperatively in a selected area of current importance and interest under the supervision of a faculty member in the appropriate department/school. Prerequisite: Approval of the “Course Agreement Form” by the Individualized Study department head.

IS 490. Special Studies. 1-6 credits, repeatable.

Designed to give students an opportunity to do upper-division independent study in selected interdisciplinary areas under the supervision of a faculty member in the appropriate department Prerequisite: Approval of the “Course Agreement Form” by the Individualized Study department head.

IS 498. Bachelor of Individualized Study Project. 3-6 credits.

An in-depth study of an interdisciplinary topic directly related to the student’s areas of concentration. A final oral report is required. Prerequisite: Approval of the “Course Agreement Form” by the Individualized Study department head.

IS 499. Honors. 6 credits.

Multiple-semester course. Prerequisite: Approval of the “Course Agreement Form” by the Individualized Study department head.

 



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