Directed Study or Research

Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences Policy

Directed Study or Research (Undergraduate)

Students may register for directed study or research with approval of the faculty member concerned. At least 2 credits must be associated with a directed study course (CDS DS 490) per semester. A student wishing to pursue a directed study must complete a Directed Study proposal form with their faculty advisor and submit the completed form to cds-advising@bu.edu for review and approval.

Directed Study or Research (Graduate)

Students may register for directed study or research with approval of the faculty member concerned. At least 2 credits must be associated with a directed study course (CDS DS 690) per semester. A candidate for the PhD degree may not register for more than 12 credits in directed study in a single semester.