Independent Study/Project Contract Header Image

Independent Study/Project Contract

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR


This contract must be completed and submitted to the Registrar by the course add deadline of the appropriate semester.

** Please note that some Schools require submission before the last day of the add period. Please check with your school for specific submission deadlines **


INDEPENDENT STUDY/PROJECT DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS


Independent study/project is an on-campus studio or academic work undertaken outside of Institute-scheduled lecture or studio class time and under the direct supervision of a faculty member of the Institute. 

Independent study/project may be undertaken in any area of valid artistic/academic interest to the student, with any faculty whose education and expertise qualify them in that area 

and whose teaching and mentoring schedule allows time for the supervision of the project/study.

• Each credit represents 45 hours of learning for BFA students and 60 hours of learning for graduate students. Contact with the instructor and homework will vary depending on subject matter and number of credits.

• A maximum of 10 Critical Studies independent study units may be applied to degree.

Student Information

Name*
School*
Are you in the Character Animation Program?*
Select Schools*
Please Select Schools associated with InterSchool Program

Course Information

This should to be your project title, not "Independent Study"
Undergrads: 1 unit = 45 hours per semester; Graduates: 1 unit = 60 hours per semester BFA Critical Studies – max 2 units of elective credit
Please enter the faculty's CalArts email address. Note, an incorrect email address will delay the request.
Is this a Critical Studies Independent Study*
FOR UNDERGRADUATES ONLY – If this independent study applies to a minor, please indicate the category:

Project Description


Provide a detailed description of the proposed study/project (i.e. to discuss ongoing work, a project, or a course of study). 

Detail a list of work to be completed (i.e. studio work, project, paper, video, reading, research, etc.).


No File Chosen
File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.

Schedule

Undergrads: 1 unit = 3 hours week/per semester; Graduates: 1 unit = 4 hours week/per semester


•List the time you expect to commit to the study/project. How do you plan to fit this into your schedule for the semester?

•List the frequency of student/faculty meetings for discussion, review, and/or critique.

Acknowledgment

By signing here I am authorizing the Office of the Registrar to make these changes to my schedule.

I am responsible for attending all classes on my schedule, and for communicating further changes to the Office of the Registrar.

Form submitted on:*
Use your mouse or finger to draw your signature above

Instructor Approval

Is this Independent Study/Project approved by the Faculty?*

CRITICAL STUDIES INDEPENDENT STUDIES


Requirements: Must be under the direct supervision of full-time Critical Studies faculty. The faculty member must complete the following to indicate how anticipated distribution of time will be spent:



 ** For Critical Studies elective credit, this section must demonstrate consultation with the Critical Studies rubric at the appropriate level.

Critical Studies Independent Study - Activity (Select all that apply)*
Which School will this Independent Study/Project be affiliated with?*
Note, this will determine which School this form is routed to for approval.
Today's Date*
Instructor Name*
Use your mouse or finger to draw your signature above

School Administrator Review

Is this Independent Study/Project approved by the School Administrator?*
What School is this Independent Study/Project affiliated with?*
Note, this will determine which Dean this form is routed to for approval.
School Administrator Name*
Today's Date*

Dean Approval

Is this Independent Study/Project approved by the School?*
Dean Name (or authorized Designee)*
Use your mouse or finger to draw your signature above
Today's Date*

Critical Studies Dean Approval

Is this Independent Study/Project approved for Critical Studies Elective credit?*
Today's Date*
Dean Name (or authorized Designee)*
Use your mouse or finger to draw your signature above

Registrar Review/Approval

Student Enrolled?*
Request Processed on: *
Course was reviewed by:*
Powered by Formstack Create your own form