Some of the resources provided here are from Liberal Studies core courses: LIS 301 and LIS 451. It is important to remember that the information you receive directly from your instructor and/or advisor takes precedence. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with their instructor and/or advisor when making changes to their degree plans.

General Student Resources and Forms

LIS Independent Study Proposal Form

This proposal form should be used for all independent, tutorial, internship, and experiential work designed for academic credit in Liberal Studies. Please contact program advisor/coordinator for specific guidelines for conducting independent studies.

For use with the following courses:

  • LIS 380 Exploration of Learning Resources
  • LIS 499 Independent Study: Tutorial

After negotiating the content and process with a faculty sponsor, this form should be completed and submitted to the LIS program office. The form will be signed by the faculty sponsor and LIS director prior to registration. If you are using an external resource, it is your responsibility to get that signature. You may attach additional pages to this form as needed.

Please submit completed form with appropriate signatures to:

Liberal Studies Program
University Hall Building 3038
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703
Fax: 217-206-6217