Guidelines for Independent Project Minors

While a minor is not required, Revelle College offers students interested in a specific period or topic the opportunity to create their own minor. Your Independent Project Minor must be planned in consultation with and approved by a department of your choice.

Revelle Independent Project Minor

Use this link for the petition.

Submit the completed petition to Revelle Advising, with the following attachments:

  • Statement of Purpose defining the objective(s) and scope of your minor;
  • Quarter-by-Quarter Plan listing the courses proposed for your minor in the appropriate quarter. Please consult department websites/advisors to determine the quarter(s) in which courses are offered.

Consult department advisors to make sure courses will continue to be offered by the department.

To allow for scheduling problems, unforeseen circumstances, or desired flexibility, alternative courses should be indicated. 

 Additional Information

  • The Independent Project Minor must consist of seven courses (28 units), of which five courses (20 units) must be upper division.
  • In general, lower division courses for the Independent Project Minor must be taken for a letter grade. However, some exceptions for P/NP grading option will be accepted.
  • All upper division courses for the Independent Project Minor must be taken for a letter grade.