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Declaration of a Major
This policy requires degree-seeking students to declare a major by the time they have earned 45 credits.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
May 7, 2015
2015-2016 Academic Year
vpaa, d, m, declaration, major
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A student matriculating with 45 or more earned undergraduate credits who is pursuing a special admission major may petition the Provost's designee for an extension.
This policy increases the likelihood of timely completion of the curriculum requirements for a baccalaureate degree.
For following this policy: Degree-seeking students
For assisting students in fulfillment of their responsibilities: Faculty or staff member designated as primary advisor
For enforcement of policy: Registrar
For oversight of policy: Provost
For development of procedures: Registrar and Provost's designee
For notification: Policy Librarian
Undergraduate credits: Credits in courses numbered 100-499 and 1100-1799.
A student who does not meet the requirements of this policy will not be able to register for a subsequent semester.