Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
12 hours laboratory per week.4 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 144 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 12 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: Stand Alone Course
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: CSUValidation:

1. Description -
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Diagnostic Medical Sonography 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.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Plan an independent study project in Diagnostic Medical Sonography .
  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.

3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -

4. 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.
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
6. Methods of Evaluation -
Evaluation is based on the completion of the scope of work described in the student-faculty contract.
7. Representative Text(s) -
Text will vary with content.

8. Disciplines -
Diagnostic Medical Technology
9. Method of Instruction -
Independent study as defined in the student-faculty contract.
10. Lab Content -
Not applicable.
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
12. 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.
13. Need/Justification -
This course provides the student an opportunity to expand on topics beyond the classroom.

Course status: Active
Last updated: 2015-05-04 14:25:22

Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines