ME 597 — Independent Study (Non-thesis Master's Project)

At least 4 hours of ME 597 credit is required of students in the online MSME degree program choosing the non-thesis option.

To register for ME 597, you must first find a professor who is willing to work with you on a non-thesis option Master's project. We recommend that you begin with a professor with whom you've taken an online course. This professor must email Kathy Smith at smith15@illinois.edu with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Course number
  • Credit hours
  • Semester for which you will enroll in ME 597

A CRN will be will then be provided to you to register in the correct section of ME 597.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.

Credit: 1 to 4 hours

Instructor: Varies