The Office of Undergraduate Research and the Graduate College offer the opportunity for freshmen, sophomore, and transfer students with little to no research experience to assist advanced graduate students with their research projects. Through an application, selection, and matching process, undergraduate students are provided a research experience with their graduate student mentor. In addition, regular class meetings will offer a comprehensive introduction to research methods and practices. Approved for S/U grading only. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Freshmen, Sophomores, and first-year transfer students by application only.
Offers the opportunity for students with limited research experience to explore the fundamentals of graduate education across various disciplinary fields. Course content provides an introduction for processes of knowledge generation across the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Case studies will be used to contextualize the scientific processes. In addition, students learn how to plan for an advanced degree. Approved for S/U grading only. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Restricted to students enrolled in Graduate School Exploration Program. Juniors and first-year transfer students by application only.
Provides campus credit for study at accredited domestics institutions outside the CIC. 0 to 12 graduate hours. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 graduate hours in separate terms. Credit received will depend on transfer approved from visited institution. Prerequisite: Registration will be controlled by Graduate Records.
Provides campus credit for study at accredited foreign institutions or approved overseas programs. Final determination of credit granted is made after the student's successful completion of work. Credit will not count toward residence requirements. No undergraduate credit. 0 to 18 graduate hours. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. Prerequisite: Full academic standing in the Graduate College and consent of major department and Graduate College.
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) and the Graduate College offer the opportunity for first and second-year undergraduate students to assist advanced graduate students with their research projects. Through a one-on-one research experience with their graduate student mentor, undergraduate students will have the opportunity to learn what it means to do research, create knowledge, and produce scholarship. This course will serve as a formal record of the graduate mentoring side of the apprenticeship (i.e., "practicum"). 0 graduate hours. No professional credit. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated.
This special topics course provides an opportunity for students and faculty from different disciplines and different institutions to gain knowledge about a cross-cutting topic of international relevance. 2 graduate hours. No professional credit. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated in separate terms if topics vary.
For doctoral students who have a guaranteed student loan that needs deferral, have completed the credit requirements for the doctorate, have passed the preliminary examination, do not have any financial assistance that would cover tuition and fees, and are eligible to register for 599 in their own academic units. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated.