ALA 323: IGR Directed Study


At The Program on Intergroup Relations at the University of Michigan, Independent Study is a planned, highly individualized format, not addressable through any other course. Independent studies are proposed in writing by the student on this standard form, accepted for supervision by an IGR instructor, and approved by the student's IGR academic adviser prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student wishes to enroll. 

Course requirement(s)

Students who want to pursue in-depth an area of study in which they have already developed some basic competence may request enrollment in Independent Study by emailing their request to

Intended audience

Students in the IGR Program who have completed the Advanced Practicum and want to go to do an independent study. Students must complete the course application to enroll in the class.  


Each student will schedule individual times to meet as needed with their instructor. 


Please email any questions about the course or the application process to


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