The Individualized Studies major provides an opportunity to develop an area of study that integrates personal interests, academic objectives, and career goals with courses taken from the College's regular offerings in Adult Learning and Development, Behavioral Science, Business Management, Criminal Justice, or Health Care Administration. Examples of programs which have been approved: Emergency Services Administration, Child Advocacy, Human Services Administration, and Non-Profit Administration.
The Individualized Studies major also provides students who have transfer courses, or other sources of prior college-level learning, an opportunity to create a unified and coherent program of study from prior educational experiences.
Individualized Studies Seminar
The Individualized Studies major is researched and planned with guidance in the course SDLR 550, Individualized Studies Seminar. A proposal for the major must be submitted to Academic Affairs for approval. A minimum of 32 semester credit hours is required in the major with five courses at the upper level.