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  1. Advisors’ Meeting:Interdisciplinary, Exploratory, Undecided

  2. Objectives • Fill out the registration worksheet. • Designate registration locations for tomorrow.

  3. What are Liberal Art majors? • Anthropology • Communication • Economics • English • French • German • History • International Studies • Music • Telecommunication • Philosophy • Political Science • Psychology • Russian • Sociology • Spanish • Theatre Arts • Women’s and Gender Studies

  4. What are Education and Human Development Majors? Health and Kinesiology Interdisciplinary Studies Elementary Education EC-6 4-8 Math/Science track 4-8 Language Arts/ Social Studies track Bilingual Education Special Education Sports Management Human Resource Dev. • Health Education K-12 • Allied Health • Community Health • Kinesiology • Dance Science • Exercise Science • Motor Behavior • Physical Education K-12

  5. What are Architecture Majors? Environmental Design Landscape Architecture Urban and Regional Sciences

  6. Major/Career Selection Process • Learn about Yourself • Student Counseling Service (SCS) and Career Center (CC) • Gather Information • General Academic Programs (GAP), SCS, and Career Center • Make Informed Decisions and Take Action • GAP and Career Center

  7. Forms • Change of Major • Certificate of Dependency • Registration Worksheet • Course Selection Worksheet

  8. University Core Curriculum • Communication (6 credit hrs) • Mathematics (6 credit hrs) • Natural Sciences (8 credit hrs) • Humanities (3 credit hrs) • Visual and Performing Arts (3 credit hrs) • Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hrs) • U.S. History (6 credit hrs) • Political Science (6 credit hrs) • International & Cultural Diversity (6 credit hrs)* * This requirement can be overlapped with other core requirements.

  9. Registration Worksheet

  10. Registration Worksheet • Complete (in full) the “Student Information” and “Future Major” sections of the registration worksheet. • Remember to write your first and last name. No nicknames, please!!

  11. Registration Worksheet • Please check off all credit by exam (AP, CLEP, etc.) and/or college credit that you have earned or attempted. • Once you have completed the front page of the registration worksheet, please double check that all information is accurate before signing your name.

  12. Credit by Exam & Course Equivalencies

  13. 1. Communication • If you checked any of the “English Composition” courses on page 1, cross out this item. • If you did not check any of the “English Composition” courses on the previous page, ENGL 104 will be your communications option. • Early Education, Math/Science & Language Arts/Social Studies Specialists: COMM 203 will also be one of your communications options.

  14. 2. Mathematics • If you checked any of the “Calculus” courses on page 1, cross this item out. • For those with a Math Assessment > 12, your Math options will be MATH 141 or 142. • If you did not score > 12, re-take math assessment and/or do not take math fall 2011 semester. • NOTE: Advisors may drop a math course from a student’s schedule if he/she has not taken the online math assessment. Please go to http://mathassessment.tamu.edu to access the test.

  15. 3. US History and Political Science • History: • If you checked any of the “U.S. History” boxes, cross out the History (HIST) courses under this item. • If you did not check any of these boxes, HIST 105, 106, or 226 will be your History options.

  16. 3. US History and Political Science • Political Science: • If you checked any of the “Government” courses, cross out the Political Science (POLS) courses under this item. • If you did not check any of these courses, POLS 206 & 207 will be your Political Science options. • NOTE: When you register, sign up for only one class from the “US History and Political Science” category.

  17. 4. Science • If you checked one of the science courses on page 1 (ex. Chemistry, Biology, Physics, etc.), consult an advisor. • If you did not check any of the science courses, any of the courses listed will be options for your science credit. • Remember to only choose 1 from the list when you register!

  18. 5. Social Science • If you checked one of the social science courses on page 1 (ex. Economics, Psychology, or Sociology), consult an advisor. • If you did not check any of the social science courses, any of the courses listed will be options for your social science credit. • Education majors, please read the note that pertains to your area of specialization. • Remember to only choose 1 from the list when you register!

  19. 6. Humanities • Any of the courses listed under this item will be options for your Humanities credit. • Remember to only choose 1 from the list when you register!

  20. 7. Visual & Performing Arts • Any of the courses listed under this item will be options for your Visual & Performing Arts credit. • Remember to only choose 1 from the list when you register!

  21. 8. Physical Education • KINE 198 & 199 will be your Physical Education options. • Athletes: Please skip this item. Your kinesiology credits will be chosen in consultation with your Athletic Advisor. • Aggie Band: You must sign up for KINE 199-596

  22. 9. Additional Courses • TEFB 273: Field-based course for those interested in education. • MGMT 105: Elective credit for those interested in business. • UGST 181: First year seminar classes. • AGLS 101: Introduction to Ag & Life Sciences. • STLC 101: Study skills course.

  23. 10. Corps of Cadets • Air Force ROTC Cadets: Take “AERS 101 and 105”. • Army ROTC Cadets: Take “MLSC 121”. • Navy/Marine ROTC Cadets: Take NVSC 101”. • Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band: Take “KINE 199 – 596”. • If you are not in the Corps, cross out all courses in this section!

  24. Registration Session Tomorrow, students only(GAP policy) will meet at their assigned location by 1:00pm to register for classes. No parents allowed in building. Overcrowding may pose a safety risk Important step in the development of your student Advisors will be available to answer any questions during registration.

  25. Registration Session The Course Selection sheet that you complete will be your ticket to enter your assigned registration area. Students need to register at the specified locations.

  26. Registration Session There will be an opportunity for students to adjust their schedule during “open-registration” starting Aug 26th. Check your balance any time that you adjust your schedule. Adding and dropping classes will sometimes alter your balance. Failure to pay your balance in full may result in classes being dropped.

  27. Registration Locations Focus students and Student Athletes go to the open access lab on the second floor of the Bright Football Complex. Kyle Field

  28. Registration Locations Bright Football Complex – Nye Academic Center 2nd Floor (students only) Kyle Field

  29. Registration Locations All other General Studies students with < 25 hours of credit, go to the first floor of the Student Computing Center. You are here! Student Computing Center

  30. Registration Locations Student Computing Center 1st Floor (students only) You are here!

  31. Homework!! • Practice logging on to the “Howdy Portal” (http://howdy.tamu.edu). • In “Howdy” select the “My Record” Tab • In the “Grades and Transcripts” box, select the “View Holds” tab to ensure there are no holds that would prevent your registration. • In the “Learn About the My Record Tab” box, look at all the tutorials. • Class Search Best Practices • Registration Tips and Best Practices • View Holds/Blocks • Register (Add/Drop Classes) • Search the Fall 2011 Course Schedule to check for available courses and determine restrictions • Record the CRNs of any you wish to register for tomorrow  • Take the Math Assessment Exam if you have not already done so (http://mathassessment.tamu.edu)

  32. Looking for Classes • MyEduis not useful • Select needed courses in favor of times, not professors • Try for a balanced schedule • It is usually not possible to avoid Friday classes • Remember: you may be able to improve your schedule later

  33. Looking for Classes

  34. Looking for Classes

  35. Looking for Classes

  36. Looking for Classes

  37. Review Your Schedule W Total Credits = 15.000 Items of special interest are highlighted in red