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Policy 3-3-3: Individualized Course

WNC Policy 3-3-3
Procedure: Individualized Course
Policy No.: 3-3-3
Department: Academic & Student Affairs
Contact: Academic Director

Individualized instruction and/or independent study is available to students in certain program areas. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward a degree program. These credits are not transferable. Individualized course must have a student completion document in the college record system.

  • Section 1: Enrollment Agreement
    • A. When a student enrolls in an individualized course, the instructor responsible for evaluation must develop a written agreement with the student, specifying course objectives and activities to be completed.
    • B. This agreement is to be filed with the appropriate academic director.
  • Section 2: Evaluation Report
    • A. Upon completion of the course, the instructor responsible for the evaluation, must complete a written report specifying satisfactory completion of the obligation and activities in the student course agreement.
    • B. This evaluation report is to filed with the appropriate academic director
    • C. Upon completion of the individualized study, a standard grade sheet is to be completed and submitted to the admissions office.
Date Adopted and Dates Revised
Date Adopted January 15, 1993 Dates Revised September 2, 2008; May 11, 2004
NSHE and NRS Codes
NSHE Code Reference NSHE Board of Regents Handbook
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Date Printed: July 20, 2019