Prerequisites: Consent of department chair and consent of an instructor to act as sponsor; Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302 and BUS 302L are prerequisites for Business majors. In order to do an Independent Study assignment in the College of Business and Economics, students must have at least a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.0 or higher GPA in all major courses and a 3.0 or higher GPA in their option courses. Students who do not meet these grade point requirements will not receive credit for any MGT 499 that they may take. Admission is based on evidence of ability to pursue Independent Study in-depth and on 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. A maximum of 6 units of Independent Study (MGT 499) may be earned in the College of Business and Economics. Further, a maximum of 12 units may be earned by combining Internship (MGT 498) and Independent Study (MGT 499).