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Students who discover they have a highly specific career plan that requires a specific degree or a unique combination of courses may benefit from the self-directed major. The self-directed major is designed to maximize opportunities for students to tailor their education to better achieve their post-graduate outcomes.
Requirements for admission to the Self-Directed Major program:
Self-Directed Majors must maintain a 3.0 GPA to remain in the program. Faculty advisors will monitor the academic direction and quality of work and effort with the major.
Any changes to the student’s course plan (including internships and consortium courses) must be approved by the self-directed major committee in advance. (If last-minute changes are necessary, the committee will rush decisions during add/drop week.) Changes independently undertaken by the student or their faculty advisor(s) without prior approval may not count towards graduation.
Students who are not approved by the Self-Directed Committee may appeal to the Dean of the Faculty. A one-page letter in ASL or English should be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty within ten academic days (excluding weekends and holidays). The Dean of the Faculty shall respond with a decision within ten academic days.
To gain admission to the Self-Directed Major program, students need to meet the following requirements: Satisfactorily completed GSR 102 or its equivalency Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater Provide a copy of your academic transcript Complete and submit the required materials for the application...
In order to apply for the Self-Directed Major, students must complete the proposal process. In addition, students must provide evidence of meeting the minimum requirements for the Self-Directed Major by submitting a copy of their transcript. Please submit both an electronic and paper copy of...
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