Undergraduate independent study

While there is no independent study, internship, or research experience required as part of the undergraduate experience in Forensic Science, many students find opportunity during their time here at VCU to perform research.  Please review the information below and terms outlined in the Independent Study Contract to find out the procedure for applying for an independent study, then contact Dr. Catherine Connon, the Undergraduate Director, at cmconnon@vcu.edu.

The Independent Study Checklist is is an optional form that the student and/or mentor can use to guide them through the process. It is a supplement to the Independent Study Contract

The Independent Study Overview form must be completed following enrollment.

Interest meetings are held each semester by the Undergraduate Director.


General information
Enrollment procedure
Final report and grade evaluation
Current Opportunities