Department of Independent Study records

Department of Independent Study records

Dates: 1985-1989

Materials include microfiche of student records. Dated 1985-1989.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brigham Young University. Department of Independent Study Programs
  • Call Number: UA 1368
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years (2014) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Department of Independent Study records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1368; Department of Independent Study records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1368, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in May 2007.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; May 2007.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young University. Department of Independent Study Programs; Colleges and Universities; Education
Genre / Form
Business records; Microfiches
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Jo Carter; 2007.
Appraisal Information
Office files (University Archives Collecting Policy, 2003.)
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA1368
Finding Aid Title
Department of Independent Study records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Flinders
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:36-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

Brigham Young University Independent Study (1979-) is a department at Brigham Young University.

The Department of Independent Study Programs was established in 1979. It was previously known as Home Study. Independent Study is under the supervision of a director who reports directly to the dean of the Division of Continuing Education. The directors of the department are as follows: Orson B. Roper (1981-1982), Richard C. Eddy (1982-1985), Ralph A. Rowley (1985-1994), R. Dwight Laws (1994-2009), and Justin K. Johansen (2009- ).

Through its Independent Study program, BYU offers more than 300 college-level credit courses, providing practical and convenient solutions for students with scheduling problems and for working students, armed forces personnel, and others who cannot take all their classes in residence.



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