Directed Research is an in-depth learning opportunity offered to students where their abilities and interests indicate they would benefit from a highly focused task under the direction of an individual faculty member. The student is responsible for finding a sponsoring faculty member. (E)
Special Topics courses are offered from time to time for groups of students where an opportunity for specialized study exists. Examples might include lectures by a visiting expert, study of a timely topical development, a local conference, an on-going faculty research project, or other exceptional educational experience.