Independent Study

How to Register for an Independent Study (ENGL 596)

  1. Obtain written approval (email is fine) from the instructor.
  2. Fill out the form below and append the instructor's consent to the form.
  3. Register for the appropriate number of credit hours via
  4. If you encounter any registration difficulties, email Katherine Simon with the course information and your UIN.

Note: No more than (4) credit hours of Independent Study may be counted towards the MA degree.

Independent Study Form

Fill this form out before registering.

  • Enter the term for this course (e.g. Fall 2018).
  • Describe in one paragraph what you will cover in this Independent Study. If you are signing up for Critical Conversations, write "Critical Conversations."
  • Accepted file types: pdf, jpg, png, doc, docx.
    Upload your instructor's consent here.