Introduction to the research of a faculty member, often preparing the student for independent study. Format varies, including readings, data collection and analysis, discussions, or other activities. Term paper required in the form of an independent Study proposal using the department form for this purpose; does not oblige the student to take the independent study. Department consent required. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Does not count toward the major. Formerly: PSY 103. Half course.