Welcome to the Special
Studies website for 98 and 198 Group Study Courses.
Student-facilitated 98 and 198 courses can be an important
component of the undergraduate educational experience.
They provide a valuable opportunity for undergraduate
students to engage with faculty and to take the initiative
in the design and facilitation of academically sound
courses under faculty supervision.
is primarily intended to assist department chairs
and faculty members who
are considering approval of student-facilitated courses,
as well as to provide information to students planning
to facilitate a course under faculty sponsorship
students planning to enroll in such courses.
These procedures apply only to Special Studies courses
numbered 98 and 198 that are facilitated by undergraduate
students. These procedures do not apply to Special
Studies courses numbered 97, 197, 99, 199 or to any
Special Studies courses facilitated by graduate students or to 98 or 198 courses designed and
taught by faculty members.
Questions regarding this website may be directed
to Elizabeth Keithley, Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training and Resources, Student Learning Center, 123 Cesar Chavez Center, MC 4260, UC Berkeley, CA 94720-4260, at (510) 643-6090, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. DEFINITION OF SPECIAL STUDY COURSES
2. PROCESS FOR
APPROVAL OF STUDENT-FACILITATED 98 AND 198 COURSES
3. RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO
4. RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO FACULTY
STUDIES WORKING GROUP