Advising Handbook - COLA

This is for Faculty/Staff use only. Check with department for official information.

John T. Kirkpatrick, Associate Dean, ted.kirkpatrick@unh.edu, 2-2062

Kevin Sousa, Academic Career Counselor, kevin.sousa@unh.edu, 2-2062, 110 Murkland Hall

 

**Advising Contacts are located on the right side of the major page unless otherwise noted**

MajorDeclaration/Application Rule

Anthropology

  • Complete at least one 400 or 500-level ANTH course with "C" or better

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/anthropology/declaring-major

Arts, The

Art History: Open

Studio Art: Meet with department for approval

BFA:

  • Submit a portfolio 
  • Complete at least one art history course

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/art-and-art-history/declaring-major

Classics

  • Complete or be enrolled in a LATN or GREK coruse
  • Get permission from a member of the faculty

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/chi/declaring-major

Communication

  • Overall GPA of 2.00 or higher
  • Attend a mandatory application meeting
  • Application form and online change of major request

Deadline: Applications accepted only one week per semester  (generally the fourth or fifth week of the semester -- official dates posted on the department's website)

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/communication/declaring-major

Education
(not a major)

Not a major. Is a minor and a graduate program. Contact department for details.

English

English Literature

English Teaching

  • Complete ENGL 419 with "C" or better or be enrolled in ENGL 419
  • Sophomore standing or higher

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/english/declaring-major-0

English/Journalism

  • Complete ENGL 534
  • Sophomore standing or higher

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/english/declaring-major-0

European Cultural Studies

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/european-cultural-studies/declaring-major

French

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/llc/declaring-major

French Studies
  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/llc/declaring-major

Geography

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/geography/declaring-major

German
  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/llc/declaring-major

Greek

  • Complete or be enrolled in a GREK course
  • Get permission from a faculty member within the Classics Department

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/chi/declaring-major

History

  • Complete two HIST courses with "C-" or better

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/history/declaring-major

Humanities

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/chi/declaring-major

International Affairs
(dual major only)

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Complete IA 401 with  "C" or better
  • Have declared or be prepared to declare a primary major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply (under "Declaring the Major"): http://www.unh.edu/cie/ia-dual-major-policy-curriculum-requirements

Justice Studies
(dual major only)

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Have declared a primary major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/justice-studies/declaring-major

Latin

  • Complete or be enrolled in a LATN course
  • Get permission from a faculty member within the Classics Department

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/chi/declaring-major

Linguistics

  • Meet with department for approval

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/linguistics/declaring-major

Music & Music Education

  • Audition required
  • Meet with department for approval

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/music/declaring-major

Neuroscience and Behavior

Contact department for details.

Philosophy

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/philosophy/declaring-major

Political Science

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/political-science/declaring-major-0

Psychology

  • Complete PSCY 401 and PSYC 402 with "C" or better for undeclared liberal arts students
  • Complete PSYC 401 and PSYC 402 with "C-" or better for provisional psychology students 

Deadline: Declarations accepted only one week per semester  (generally the fourth or fifth week of the semester -- official dates posted on the department's website)

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/psychology/declaring-major

Russian

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/llc/declaring-major

Sociology

  • Complete at least one introductory SOC class with "C" or better

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/sociology/declaring-major

Spanish

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline (once declared, students must make an appointment with a faculty advisor through the department's administrative assistant)

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/llc/declaring-major

Theatre/Dance

  • General Theatre: contact Prof. David Richman
  • Musical Theatre: contact Prof. John Brest
  • Youth Drama Emphasis in Theatre or Secondary Education Emphasis in Theatre: contact Prof. Raina Ames
  • Design and Technical Theatre: contact Prof. Szu-Feng Chen
  • Acting: contact Prof. David Kaye
  • Dance: contact Prof. Larry Robertson.  

All of the Theatre and Dance Department contacts may be reached at Paul Creative Arts Center (PCAC), 2-2919

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/theatre-dance/declaring-major

Women's Studies

  • Open major

Deadline: No specific deadline

How to Apply: http://cola.unh.edu/womens-studies/declaring-major

Undeclared

Students may change their major to Undeclared Liberal Arts.

Students must be in a declared major by the time they reach Junior standing.

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