Renaissance Studies Independent Study Application

This course provides an opportunity to design an interdisciplinary course of study, not otherwise available within the Faculty, with the intent of addressing specific topics in Renaissance studies. Written application (detailed proposal, reading list and a letter of support from a Victoria College faculty member who is prepared to supervise) must be submitted for approval on behalf of Victoria College. For application procedures visit the Victoria College website.

Prerequisite: A minimum CGPA of 3.0 and have completed 10 FCEs and permission of College Program Director.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: None

VIC Independent Studies Policy: 

  • The principal instructor must be a Vic Fellow or Associate

  • A student is limited to a 1 FCE for a VIC Independent Study Course

  • If a student proposes two 0.5 VIC Independent Study Courses, these should be at different levels (i.e., 3rd and 4th year) and with different instructors

  • VIC Independent Studies Courses are not offered in the summer term 

Instructions for submitting a Renaissance Studies Independent Study Application

Please download and complete the Renaissance Studies Independent Study Form from here: 
Renaissance Studies Independent Study Application Form [PDF]

Please note: information entered into the form can be saved.

Once you fill out the application, complete the short form below and upload the application along with all the following supporting documents:

1) Course description with Bibliography
2) Supervisor's letter of support
3) Unofficial Transcript


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First Name
Last Name
Email Address
Course Code
Course description with Bibliography
Supervisor's letter of support
Unofficial Transcript
Completed Independent Study Application Form

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