Opportunities for independent study are available to students and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania and community members. This course of study helps you think critically about health as it is understood across disciplines, institutions, and social systems.
The independent study option is available to those seeking personalized learning outside the traditional classroom. It is intended for individuals on campus, as well as those conducting fieldwork or coursework abroad. We can provide a general syllabi, or you can construct your own reading list from a collection of syllabi and reading guides provided by the Lab. A faculty member affiliated with the lab will provide regular oversight. For those seeking course credit, departmental approval is required.