COM 299 - Independent Study in Communications/Media Arts
An individual student project concerned with advanced work in a special area of communication. Conducted under the direction of a faculty member, an independent course of study is to be a continuation of those skills already gained through the student’s coursework. The option exists to run this course receiving from 1-3 credits as needed. Topics and subject matter are variable.
Prerequisite: 3 semester hours of College level work in Communications/Media Arts
By advisement only
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Produce a short-form or longer-form academic project (visual, aural, or written) of considerable scope and depth relative to their independent study in Communications/Media Arts.
- Apply the skills and knowledge learned in their independent study to other areas of academic study both within and beyond the scope of the Communications/Media Arts Program.
- Demonstrate the ability to enter into an agreed academic contract with foreseeable and measureable responsibilities and goals, as well as quantifiably meet those responsibilities and goals.
- Possess the necessary time management and leadership skills to meet with the faculty advisor that agrees to oversee their independent study on a regular and punctual basis.