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JOUR 299 - Directed Study: Journalism

Unit(s): 1.0

Transfers to: CSU

This course is for students who are able to assume responsibility for independent work and prepare written or oral reports and/or appropriate projects. To enroll in an independent/directed study course, students must possess a 2.5 overall grade point average, and a 3.0 grade point average in the discipline of study being requested, or receive an exception from the instructor. Independent/directed studies may be developed from any topic that arises from or is related to a course of study that will result in developing depth and breadth in that subject area. Students are expected to meet on a regular basis with their faculty sponsor and to submit a final report or project. Student progress will be evaluated at regular intervals. Academic standards for independent/directed Studies will be the same as standards for other courses. Units are awarded in accordance to Title 5 regulations, with one (1) unit of credit awarded for 54 hours of directed study, six (6) hours of which must be with an instructor. The instructor is responsible for monitoring student progress through the semester. Students may take directed study courses for a maximum of four (4) units within a discipline, and may not accumulate more than a total of 12 units college wide.

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