- A conference course is defined as an independent program of study for a 300- or 400-level course listed in the Lincoln University Undergraduate Bulletin, provided that such a course is not offered during the semester in question.
- The following guidelines apply:
- The student must have accumulated 90 degree credit hours or more, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00;
- A student may not register in a course in which he/she previously received a grade;
- Prior to registering for a conference course, a student must have the approval of the following:
- the student's academic advisor;
- the instructor with whom the student will be taking independent study;
- the department head of the student's major area;
- the department head of the area in which the course is offered; and
- the dean of the college in which the course is offered;
- A student must register for a conference at the regular time provided for University general registration;
- The maximum number of conference courses during any one semester for any student shall not be more than two courses and not exceed 8 credit hours.
A student enrolling in a conference course must follow prescribed procedures (available in the Office of Records). The registration form must be filed with the Office of the Registrar at least two weeks prior to the first day of registration.