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Educational Leadership (EDL) Course Descriptions

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies,
College of Education and Human Development


EDL 4911-3  Independent Study
1 to 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: Permission in writing (form available) of the instructor, the student’s advisor, the Department Chair, and the Dean of the College in which the course is offered.
Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 semester credit hours of independent study, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree.

EDL 4953  Special Studies in Educational Leadership
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Organized course offering the opportunity for specialized study not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. Special Studies may be repeated for credit when topics vary, but not more than 6 semester credit hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree.

EDL 4993  Honors Thesis
3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to Honors College students during the last two semesters with sponsorship by a department faculty member.
Supervised research and preparation for an honors thesis. May be repeated for credit once with advisor’s approval.