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Effective: Summer 2014

Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU
3 hours laboratory per week. (36 hours total per quarter)

Description -
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Accounting beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.

Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Plan an independent study project in Accounting.
  2. Conduct the study by means of literature research, fieldwork or laboratory work or other means mutually agreed upon in the student-faculty contract as appropriate for the discipline.
  3. Present the results of the study in a written or oral report or by some other means as determined by the contract.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Not applicable.

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
This course is based on independent research or course of study related to the topics outlined in the student contract.

Methods of Evaluation -
Evaluation is based on the completion of the scope of work described in the student-faculty contract.

Representative Text(s) -
Text will vary with content.

Disciplines -
Method of Instruction -
Independent study as defined in the student-faculty contract.
Lab Content -
Not applicable.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
This course requires research, analysis, field study, portfolio or other independent assignments of an agreed upon college-level subject.