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COLLEGE OF SCIENCE Texas A&M University New Student Conference Summer 2008 Transfer Dean’s Meeting. DEAN’S STAFF. Dr. Timothy P. Scott Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs e-mail: tim@science.tamu.edu. Holly Sterling Staff Assistant e-mail: holly@science.tamu.edu.

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COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Texas A&M University

New Student Conference

Summer 2008

Transfer Dean’s Meeting


DEAN’S STAFF

Dr. Timothy P. Scott

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

e-mail: tim@science.tamu.edu

Holly Sterling

Staff Assistant

e-mail: holly@science.tamu.edu

  • Office Location:514 Blocker

  • Office Number:(979) 845-7362

  • Office Hours:Monday-Friday

  • 8:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.

  • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

www.science.tamu.edu


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

A.One of the Ten Colleges within the University

B.Fall 2007 Undergraduate Enrollment: 37,357

Agric. & Life Sciences:5400

Architecture:1428

Business:4086

Education:4158

Engineering:7344

General Studies:4284

Geoscience: 489

Liberal Arts:5892

SCIENCE:2323

Veterinary Medicine:1904


DEPARTMENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

BIOLOGY

Degrees Offered: Biology (B.A. and B.S.)

Molecular & Cellular Biology (B.S.)

Microbiology (B.S.)

Zoology (B.S.)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,639

CHEMISTRY

Degrees Offered: Chemistry (B.A. and B.S.)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 274

MATH

Degrees Offered: Applied Mathematical Science (B.S.)

Mathematics (B.A. and B.S.)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 283

PHYSICS

Degrees Offered: Physics (B.A. and B.S.)

Undergraduate Enrollment: 127


TRANSFER STUDENT

Summary of Transferable Credit

NAMEID Number

Texas A&M University

Analysis for Admission

Office of Admissions and Records

FOUNDATION COURSE REQUIREMENTS CHECK-BS2

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REFINSTITUTIONHOURSGPR

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1 Texas A & M Resident Credit

2 BLINN COLLEGE50.03.923

3 NORTH HARRIS COUNTY COLLEGE12.04.000

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62.03.941

FOUNDATION COURSE SUMMARYHOURSGPR

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(BS2) FOUNDATION COURSES34.0

(BS2) FOUNDATION GPR3.903

(BS2) PRIORITY COURSES (28 HRS)22.04.000

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SECTION 1 - Academic Requirements Completed or in Progress

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BIOL 111 INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY96A 4.0 ATransferred BIOL1406 from #2

ENGL 104 COMPOSITION & RHETORIC96C 3.0 ATransferred ENGL1301 from #2

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SECTION 2 - By Title Transfer Credit

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MARRIAGE AND FAMILY97C 3.0 IPMust be substituted to use

Transferred SOCI2301 from #2

INTRO TO MICROCOMPUTING96C 1.0 AMust be substituted to use

Transferred COSC1406 from #2


WAYS TO EARN CREDIT

MEASUREMENT AND RESEARCH SERVICESwww.tamu.edu/marshome/testingsite/index.htm(Located in the General Services Complex, 1101)Student Learning Center – 118 Hotard Bldg.Texas Common Course Numbering System On-line Matrixhttp://www.tccns.org/matrix/index.asp(Also included in the TAMU Catalog)


IMPORTANT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES YOU NEED TO KNOW

IMPORTANT POLICIES AND PROCEEDURES YOU NEED TO KNOW

Information can be found in Catalog or Online at:

http://admissions.tamu.edu/registrar/

Other Information available in University Student Rules - Online at:

http://student-rules.tamu.edu

Information regarding fees and payment can be found Online at:

http://finance.tamu.edu/sfs

1. REGISTRATION

A. Add Classes – Add first 5 days of semester (Mon., Aug. 25th – Fri., Aug. 29th)

B. Q Drop – Begins 13th class day and extends through 50th day of semester; limited to 3 (Wed., Sept. 10th – Fri., Oct. 31st)

C. Withdrawing – Through 50th day of semester; special consideration - last regular

day; limited (Fri., Oct. 31st)

D. Special Circumstances – Always requires documentation

2. GRADES AND HOW TO OBTAIN THEM

A. https://myrecord.tamu.edu/

B. Grades to Parents – Certification of Dependency Form (Registrar’s Office/Online)

C. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Registration – KINE 199

D. Grade Point Average


GRADE POINT AVERAGE AND PROBATION

IMPORTANT POLICIES AND PROCEEDURES YOU NEED TO KNOW

Total GPA is calculated by adding the grade points earned for each course. Grade points for each course is calculated by multiplying the number of hours for each course by the numerical value given for each grade (according to the 4.0 grade scale):

A – 4 points/hourExample:

B – 3 points/hourCourseHoursGradeGrade Pts/HrGrade Pts

C – 2 points/hour

D – 1 point/hour BIOL 111 4 A 4 16

F –0 point/hour CHEM 101 3 C 2 6

CHEM 111 1 C 2 2

MATH 151 4 D 1 4

KINE 199 1* S - -

ENGL 104 3 F 0 0

15 28

28 Grade Pts/15 Hours = 1.87 GPA

Probation:

Overall GPA less than 2.00

Major GPA less than 2.00

Warning:

Semester GPA less than 2.00, but overall and major GPA 2.00 or above

Removal from College:

-8 grade points in major or overall

Two consecutive semesters below 2.00

Failure to meet terms of probation


IMPORTANT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • DISTINGUISHED STUDENT AND DEANS HONOR ROLLS – 3.50-3.74/3.75-4.00 on 15 graded hrs.

  • CURRICULUM VIOLATION (CLOSET MAJOR) – Students must register for courses that follow the degree program of their declared major to prevent a registration block.

  • 5.EXCESS HOUR TUITION RATE – undergraduates will pay out-of-state tuition when they exceed minimum degree requirements by 30 hours. (at 192 hours, students become ineligible for financial aid).


IMPORTANT WEBSITES


DEPARTMENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Biology

Director: Christine Farris

cfarris@mail.bio.tamu.edu

Advisors:Noelle Barnes

nbarnes@mail.bio.tamu.edu

Maria Blandon

mblandon@mail.bio.tamu.edu

Clint Crampton

ccrampton@mail.bio.tamu.edu

Vanessa Nordell

vnordell@mail.bio.tamu.edu

Telephone:(979) 845-3116

Advising Office:107 Butler Hall


DEPARTMENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Chemistry

Advisors:Dr. Tammy Tiner

tiner@mail.chem.tamu.edu

Dr. Holly Gaede

hgaede@mail.chem.tamu.edu

Dr. Joe Mawk

mawk@mail.chem.tamu.edu

Office Associate:Marylin Warren

warren@mail.chem.tamu.edu

Telephone:(979) 845-0520

Main Advising Office: 104 Chemistry Bldg.


DEPARTMENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Math

Advisors:Dr. Dante DeBlassie

deblass@math.tamu.edu

Donna Hoffman

donna.hoffman@math.tamu.edu

Dr. Mila Mogilevsky

mogilevs@math.tamu.edu

Dr. Michael Stecher

mike.stecher@math.tamu.edu

Director of Honors Dr. Sue Geller

Program in Math:geller@math.tamu.edu

Telephone: (979) 862-4306

Advising Office:605 Blocker


DEPARTMENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Physics

Advisors:Dr. William “Bill” Bassichis

bassichis@physics.tamu.edu

Sandi Smith

smiths@physics.tamu.edu

Telephone:(979) 845-7738

Advising Office: 421 Engineering/Physics Bldg.


ADVISING – BUILDING LOCATIONS

Blocker Bldg.

Engr/Phys Bldg.

Chemistry Bldg.

Butler Hall


COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Texas A&M University

New Student Conference

Summer 2008

Transfer Dean’s Meeting


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