Independent Studies

Note for students in Literature and Critical Theory, and Renaissance Studies:

If you are enrolled in either the Literature and Critical Theory or Renaissance Studies programs, and are interested in requesting an Independent Study Course in either of those respective fields, please visit the appropriate course page and apply there directly:

Literature and Critical Theory Senior Research Paper Application
Renaissance Studies Independent Study Application


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 

 

 

Victoria College Independent Study Courses

VIC390H1/Y1    Victoria College Independent Studies

These courses provide an opportunity to design an interdisciplinary course of study not otherwise available within the Faculty. Written application (detailed proposal, reading list and a letter of support from a Victoria College faculty member who is prepared to supervise) must be made through the Program Director for approval by Victoria College Council’s Academic Advisory Committee; please see application form for deadlines. Students should contact vic.academics@utoronto.ca.

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

 

VIC391H1/Y1    Victoria College Independent Studies

These courses provide an opportunity to design an interdisciplinary course of study not otherwise available within the Faculty. Written application (detailed proposal, reading list and a letter of support from a Victoria College faculty member who is prepared to supervise) must be made through the Program Director for approval by Victoria College Council's Academic Advisory Committee at least one month prior to the start of the relevant term.  Students should contact vic.academics@utoronto.ca.

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
APPLY HERE

 

VIC490H1/Y1    Victoria College Independent Studies

These courses provide an opportunity to design an interdisciplinary course of study not otherwise available within the Faculty. Written application (detailed proposal, reading list and a letter of support from a Victoria College faculty member who is prepared to supervise) must be made through the Program Director for approval by Victoria College Council’s Academic Advisory Committee; please see application form for deadlines. Students should contact vic.academics@utoronto.ca.

Prerequisite: A minimum CGPA of 3.0 and have completed 15 FCEs and permission of College Program Director.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Social Science course
Breadth Requirement: None
APPLY HERE 


VIC491H1/Y1    Victoria College Independent Studies[TBA]

These courses provide an opportunity to design an interdisciplinary course of study not otherwise available within the Faculty Written application (detailed proposal, reading list and a letter of support from a Victoria College faculty member who is prepared to supervise) must be made through the Program Director for approval by Victoria College Council’s Academic Advisory Committee; please see application form for deadlines. Students should contact vic.academics@utoronto.ca.

Prerequisite: A minimum CGPA of 3.0 and have completed 15 FCEs and permission of College Program Director.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: None
APPLY HERE

 

 

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