Admission to Major Field of Study
Application for admission to a major field or to a professional sequence such as Teacher Education, Nursing, and Occupational Therapy is initiated by the student as early as the end of the freshman year and usually before completing 60 credits. Undergraduates must declare their academic major prior to the completion of 60 credits. Transfer students with 60 or more accepted credits must make their application during their first semester at the College. The "Application to an Academic Program" form is are available at the Freshman Year Program Office. A follow-up interview with the appropriate program coordinator is required.
Students who wish to change their major must also complete the form, have it approved by both the current and new program advisor, and submit the form to the registrar.
Students who have been accepted by the program coordinator of their chosen major are assigned an advisor in the area to assist the student in academic planning. Students have the responsibility of having their selection of courses reviewed each semester by their academic advisors. However, each student should understand that the responsibility for arranging a suitable program and for meeting all degree requirements rests with the student.