College of Arts and Sciences Advising

Student Stories

Why do I need an Academic Advisor?

September 19, 2018

Advisors guide you in formulating your educational plans, help you to translate your goals, interests, and career aspirations into an […]

When should I see my advisor?

September 19, 2018

During the semester you will receive an email from your advisor detailing the dates and times that advising will be […]

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

September 19, 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 help me!

September 19, 2018

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

How do I declare a major?

September 19, 2018

To declare your major you simply need to visit the UNCG Change of Major/Minor Form and enter the information and […]

How do I choose my classes?

September 19, 2018

You choose your classes based on your DegreeWorks in consultation with your advisor.

How many courses should I take my first semester?

September 19, 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 what requirements I have already satisfied?

September 19, 2018

During your transfer advising, you may already have a DegreeWorks account which will show you what credits have transferred into […]

What requirements do I need to fulfill in order to graduate?

September 19, 2018

The requirements for your degree are listed in your DegreeWorks. DegreeWorks information can be found here.

What is the GL/GN requirement?

September 19, 2018

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