College of Arts and Sciences Advising

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How many semester hours do I need to be a FR, SO, JR, SR?

February 21, 2018

Freshman status requires 0-29 semester hours Sophomore status requires 30-59 semester hours Junior status requires 60-89 semester hours Senior status […]

Do I have to have a major?

February 21, 2018

Yes. In order to graduate with an undergraduate degree, you must choose and complete a major.

Is pre-med/vet/dental/engineering/law/physical therapy/etc. a major?

February 21, 2018

No.  While we have pre-professional programs, they are to be adopted in conjunction with a major, not in place of […]

I can’t decide what to major in.

February 21, 2018

A list of majors is available in the university catalog. The Career Services Center offers interest inventories to see what majors correspond […]

How do I declare a major/minor, or change my major/minor?

February 21, 2018

To declare your major you simply need to visit the proper online major change form and enter the information.  For […]

How do I choose my classes?

February 21, 2018

For incoming students, Spartan Orientation and Registration (SOAR) is the optimal way to get advising and help with choosing classes […]

How many courses should I take my first semester?

February 21, 2018

A full load of courses (14-16 hours) are recommended for the first semester. In order to graduate in four years […]

How do I know which requirements I have already satisfied and which I still need to fulfill?

February 21, 2018

You likely already have a Degree Works account set up, which will show you what has transferred in so far […]

What are the GL/GN and WI/SI requirements?

February 21, 2018

You must complete a minimum of 1 GN (Global-Nonwestern) course and 3 other GL (Global) or GN courses.  These courses […]

What is the WI/SI requirement?

February 21, 2018

In the College of Arts and Sciences, all majors must complete four Writing Intensive (WI) courses during your time at […]