Course: ECON 499A-C. Independent Study (1-3)

Prerequisites: Consent of department chair; Consent of an instructor to act as sponsor; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam score of 8 or higher. In order to complete an Independent Study assignment in the College of Business and Economics, a student must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA, a 2.0 GPA in all major courses and a 2.0 GPA in his option courses. A student who does not meet these grade point requirements will not receive credit for any ECON 499 that he/she may take. Admission is based on evidence of ability to pursue Independent Study in-depth and approval of a project submitted at the time of registration. Regular progress meetings and reports are required throughout the semester. Completion of the project is required before credit may be received. Enrollment in Independent Study is not allowed for the purpose of substitution for an existing course. Not more than 6 units of Independent Study in the College of Business and Economics may be taken without prior approval of the Dean of the College.