One undergraduate program – ◦ Communication Disorders ◦ http://ahn.mnsu.edu/cd/ http://ahn.mnsu.edu/cd/ ◦ http://ahn.mnsu.edu/cd/programsofstudy.pdf (page for registration guidance) http://ahn.mnsu.edu/cd/programsofstudy.pdf
2 Undergraduate Programs ◦ Basic B.S. Preparation Program ◦ Baccalaureate Completion Program ◦ http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/undergraduate/ http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/undergraduate/
1.Admission to the University 2.Declaring a major and getting advisor assigned. 3.Taking required General Education and Pre-major courses 4.Earning the required number of credits and GPA 5.Meeting other specific program criteria 6.Applying to the department/program for formal admission
Advising and Faculty Consultation Student Organizations College and University-wide Opportunities ◦ Volunteer Opportunities ◦ Student Activities and Events ◦ Student Government Field Experiences and Internships Many faculty and peer-led activities GET INVOLVED!!
Read the Bulletin and all Official Notices email@example.com__________@mnsu.edu – official email Ask questions – seek answers Dedicate to being a serious student ◦ Attend class all the time ◦ Minimum of 2 hours studying for each hour in class ◦ Get assignments done and in on time ◦ Communicate with professors ◦ Use advising on a regular basis ◦ Use other support services as needed
Disability Services Center for Academic Success Health Services Counseling Services
Must maintain a 2.0 MSU cumulative GPA GPA Calculator: http://www.mnsu.edu/registrar/gpacalc.html http://www.mnsu.edu/registrar/gpacalc.html Must maintain 67% cumulative completion rate # of credits completed/# of credits attempted
For tuition purposes: 12 – 18 For most financial aid purposes: 12 To get done in four years: average of 15-16 For adjustment to first semester ◦ 13-15 probably a good range for most students
Most students do. Studies show that about 10 hours/week can be beneficial, but after that the benefits go away Working over 20 hours a week while a FT student often leads to academic problems
Initial Advising during Orientation ◦ General Information Needed ◦ Registration for first semester classes Faculty Advising Appointments ◦ Map out plan of study ◦ Check in regarding each semester’s class schedule College Advising ◦ Available to all for general questions ◦ Available for special needs, probation, student concerns, etc. ◦ http://www.mnsu.edu/supersite/academics/bulletins / http://www.mnsu.edu/supersite/academics/bulletins /
Shirley Murray College of Allied Health and Nursing Office 124 Myers Field House (across from track) 507-389-5194 firstname.lastname@example.org College Advising Site: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/advising/ http://ahn.mnsu.edu/advising/
Complete the Request for Advisor Forms and Hand them in today Advisor assignments will be made and notifications sent out during the first few weeks of class. In the meantime, contact me with questions.
College credits taken in PSEO, IB or CLEP ◦ Be sure these have been transferred and are on your DARS report ◦ If not, we will avoid registering for those areas during your first term AP Credits ◦ Be sure they have been transferred directly from AP ◦ Chart of credits accepted: http://www.mnsu.edu/admissions/transfer/transfer/transf er_credits.html http://www.mnsu.edu/admissions/transfer/transfer/transf er_credits.html
http://www.mnsu.edu/admissions/transfer/tr ansfer/cas.html http://www.mnsu.edu/admissions/transfer/tr ansfer/cas.html The U-Select system gives you information on course equivalencies.
You need Math 112 for these majors: ◦ Dietetics ◦ Nursing ◦ Pre-PT ◦ Sport Management ◦ If math sub-score is below 19 you must take Accuplacer, and if indicated, take Math 098 as soon as possible
Test required if your ACT sub-score was below 18. Test score requirement of 78 or higher to take ENG 101. Preparatory English courses are: ◦ ENG 100 ◦ ENG 202 or 210 with grade of C or higher
Contains all general academic information, reference to policies and procedures Has color-coded front section on General Education Requirements ◦ This is where we will go next Lists all departments and programs, major requirements and brief course descriptions Found online: http://www.mnsu.edu/supersite/academics/bulletins/ http://www.mnsu.edu/supersite/academics/bulletins/
Refer to both General Education Section and Program Section of Bulletin Seek a balanced scheduled – a little lighter during the first term is often good advice Think about your “prime times” for class, then stretch yourself a little and be flexible Try one class in your major if possible
Students must complete Goal Areas 1-11 plus the Diverse Cultures requirement Getting started with English 101 or Math is generally a good idea ◦ Look up the Math course required for your major ◦ Know your Math and English placement status Need 44 general education credits A course can count for 2 areas, plus writing intensive
Read the General Education and Program section of the Bulletin Bring an outline of courses you’d like to consider for your first semester Choose several more than you plan to take since some may not be open Think about scheduling needs
Talk to me after the session IF: ◦ Concerns about AP, CLEP, PSEO, etc. ◦ Special needs for registration tomorrow ◦ Concerns about your choice of major ◦ Need to be referred to any services in order to be successful ◦ Any other reason! ◦ email@example.com or 507-389-5194 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wait until instructions have been given before you move ahead to register. Student assistants will help with technology, sign-in, etc. and I will help with questions about your courses, major. Please have schedule checked before you leave.
This is the beginning of a great, new adventure in learning for you. We are glad you are here and want to support you in your academic success and personal development.