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College of Arts and Sciences. Undergraduate Advising Workshop March 2, 2010. Graduation Requirements. Basic Requirements General Education Requirements B.A./B.S. Requirements Major Requirements. Basic Requirements. 120 hours minimum 2.00 overall GPA 2.00 U of M GPA Residency

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college of arts and sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Advising Workshop

March 2, 2010

graduation requirements
Graduation Requirements
  • Basic Requirements
  • General Education Requirements
  • B.A./B.S. Requirements
  • Major Requirements
basic requirements
Basic Requirements
  • 120 hours minimum
  • 2.00 overall GPA
  • 2.00 U of M GPA
  • Residency
  • 42 upper-division hours [3000 and 4000]
  • No more than 42 hours in any one subject
tbr general education requirements fall 2009 catalog
TBR General Education Requirements[Fall 2009 Catalog]
  • Communication (ENGL 1010 and 1020, COMM 2381)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (ENGL 2201 or 2202 plus six additional hours from approved list)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 hours)
  • History (two courses from approved list)
  • Natural Science (8 hours)
  • Mathematics (3 hours)
b a b s requirements
B.A./B.S. Requirements
  • The B.A. and B.S. degrees have additional requirements beyond General Education!

Foreign Language

Fine Arts for B.A.

Upper-division Humanities

Additional Social Science

Additional Math or Natural Science

new for fall 2010 catalog
NEW for Fall 2010 Catalog
  • HIST 1110 and 1120 are now in the re-named “History” category for General Education
  • In the new “History” category, students may take any two courses on the list [they do not have to take at least one of 2010 and 2020]
  • ARTH 2101 and 2102 [World Art I and II] are now on the General Education Humanities/Fine Arts list
filing for graduation
Filing for Graduation
  • All Arts and Sciences students must file their intent to graduate online. You should do so at least one year before the beginning of the semester in which you wish to graduate.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of the filing deadlines [April 7 for Summer 2010, July 21 for Fall 2010, November 17 for Fall 2011], although students in Arts and Sciences must file well before these deadlines in order to receive their summary early enough to make sure that all requirements are fulfilled.
resources on the a s website http www memphis edu cas undergrad htm
Resources on the A&S Websitehttp://www.memphis.edu/cas/undergrad.htm
  • Degree sheets
  • Courses fulfilling Humanities requirement
  • Registration worksheet
  • Overload request
  • Late adds and withdrawals
  • General advising information
preparing for your advising appointment
Preparing for yourAdvising Appointment

http://www.memphis.edu/cas/docs/ready_for_advisor.doc

What should you know and do

before you meet with your advisor?

taking courses elsewhere
Taking Courses Elsewhere
  • If you decide to take any courses at another institution, you must first complete a Transfer Credit Request form [Admissions, 101 Wilder]
  • You must have the approval of your advisor and the Dean’s Office before you take courses elsewhere
  • You may not take more than 20 total hours of coursework, all institutions combined [unless you have an overload approved]
do you know your stuff
Do you know your stuff??
  • What is the minimum number of hours you need to graduate?
  • ANSWER: 120 hours
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Do you know your stuff??
  • What are the three categories of requirements you must fulfill in order to graduate?
  • ANSWER:
    • General Education
    • B.A. or B.S. requirements
    • Major requirements
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Do you know your stuff??
  • What are the two minimum GPA’s you must have in order to graduate?
  • ANSWER: 2.0 overall, and 2.0 on U of M coursework
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Do you know your stuff??
  • What does UD stand for?
  • ANSWER: Upper-division [3000 and 4000-level courses]
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Do you know your stuff??
  • How many upper-division hours do you need to graduate?
  • ANSWER: 42 hours
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Do you know your stuff??
  • When should you file your intent to graduate if you are majoring in Arts and Sciences?
  • ANSWER: At least one year before the beginning of the semester in which you wish to graduate.
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Do you know your stuff??
  • What is the name of the form you complete prior to taking courses at another institution?
  • ANSWER: Transfer Credit Request
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Do you know your stuff??
  • What is the maximum number of hours in which you can enroll in the Fall or Spring?
  • ANSWER: 20.5 hours
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Do you know your stuff??
  • Where is the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences located?
  • ANSWER: Scates Hall 107