Independent Study

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Tyler Schuch '17

At Wooster, Independent Study (I.S.) provides all students the opportunity to engage in an activity both personally meaningul and appropriate to their individual fields and interests. Students work closely with their faculty advisors through regularly scheduled conferences and seminars that are designed to assist, encourage, and challenge the participants and to afford both students and advisors an opportunity to share the excitement of discovery and expression in areas of mutual interest.

Communication Studies I.S. Guide

Senior I.S.

In the senior year, each student, under the guidance of his or her advisor, spends two semesters working on a major investigative project that culminates in the writing of a thesis. Recent majors have studied:

On graduation weekend, the Department holds a Senior Open House where faculty, students, their families, and other members of the College community celebrate the new graduates' research achievements.