Applied/Independent Studies

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  1. Is there a limit on the # of applied studies I can take?
  2. What is an independent study?
  3. Is there a limit on the # of independent studies I can take?

Applied Study

1. What is an applied study?

Applied studies provide an opportunity to earn credit for an employment or volunteer experience with a significant learning component. If you want to do an applied study, you should meet first with an academic advisor at your campus advising office to see if there is room in your program, and then with an Applied Studies Coordinator.

Please refer to the Applied Study Information Sheet for more information.

2. Is there a limit on the number of applied studies I can take?

Yes, Management students may earn a maximum of 6 course credits (18.0 credit hours) in Applied Studies, as follows:

  • a maximum of 2 course credits (6.0 credit hours) in Mgt. 3980-81,
  • a maximum of 2 course credits (6.0 credit hours) in Mgt. 4980-81, and
  • a maximum of 2 course credits (6.0 credit hours) in Applied Studies 2000/01 and 2010/11.

Independent Study

3. What is an independent study?

An independent study course is individual study for course credit under the supervision of a professor. Course work usually requires independent library research or field work and a major term paper.

Independent Study may be taken only in areas not covered by courses offered in the Management curriculum.

If you want to do an independent study, you should meet first with an Academic Advisor at your campus to get more information.

Please refer to the Independent Study Information Sheet for more information.

4. Is there a limit on the # of independent studies I can take?

Yes, students shall not receive credit for more than 3 Independent Studies while registered in the Bachelor of Management or Post-Diploma Bachelor of Management programs.