Graduate Studies

University Courses
2014-2015

Coordinator: Dr. Nancy Parsons
Office: Sherman Hall 211
Telephone: (309) 298-1066 Fax: (309) 298-2021

Course Description

University (UNIV)

695 Continuing Enrollment. (1-12, repeatable to 12) Required for those graduate students who continue to work on their thesis, dissertation, or other exit option, and have completed all other degree requirements. The student must have previously enrolled in the thesis, dissertation, or exit option hours required for the degree before being eligible to register for this course. This course will be transcripted as an audit, and no credit will be awarded. Graded X only. Prerequisite: Permission of the School of Graduate Studies for initial enrollment.

Experimental Studies Program

Western Illinois University offers students and faculty the opportunity to explore experiments in learning which lie outside the existing traditional curriculum structure. Faculty may propose new and innovative courses (475G/675) for presentation to students on a trial basis. The appropriate department chairperson should be contacted for additional information about experimental courses. Course content taken under experimental course numbers (475G/675) may not be repeated. No more than six semester hours of credit earned in a combination of 475G and 675 may be used in any graduate degree program.

475G (Title to be Assigned by Department). (1-3 each) Students should consult the department to determine which experimental courses, if any, are being offered under this number during the current academic year.

675 (Title to be Assigned by Department). (1–3 each) Students should consult the department to determine which experimental courses, if any, are being offered under this number during the current academic year.

498G Individualized Studies. (1-3 each) This course is available to students who are interested in the study of topics which are not currently a part of the curriculum. Students should consult their advisor or the department chairperson about procedures.

Overseas Study

Overseas Study 679, a course available to all departments, facilitates the registration and tracking of students who enroll for study outside the U.S. Prerequisites for this course are approved by the study abroad coordinator and the department chairperson. No more than six semester hours of Overseas Study 679 may be applied to a graduate degree.

679 Overseas Study*. Coursework undertaken as a part of an approved university overseas study program. Prerequisite: approval of study abroad advisor and department chair.

*Title is flexible as approved by department chair.