Independent Study Information

The Department Advisor, Christina Zimmerman, is available by appointment only to discuss internships, career advising, and graduate school application/preparation. Please call (312) 996-3187 to schedule an appointment.

Independent Study Forms are given to students who have already secured and Independent Study with a faculty member in the Department of Communication. To secure an independent study, a student should contact a faculty member – preferably a professor the student has taken a course with in the past – and propose to the faculty member what the student would like to study, and why that students selected that faculty member to be their mentor.

Although this course is not held in a classroom at a specific day and time on the college schedule of classes, students are expected to be available to meet with the faculty member throughout the semester for one-on-one guidance.