Students' most important matriculation task lies in counseling.
services may be available in a variety programs and settings on
your campus. Counselors are available to assist students in exploring
possible majors, making decisions about future goals, researching
transfer options and discussing personal concerns. It is highly
recommended that each student make an appointment with an academic
counselor at least once a semester. Counselors are committed to
providing optimal support to each individual student, in an effort
to maximize the student's potential for academic success.
For the student with
a certain goal, the follow-up tasks are to:
- Determine the students
intended transfer school or occupation
- Identify major preparation
- Select the required
courses in the general education pattern
- Build these needed
courses into a semester by semester plan.
For the student who
is exploring potential majors, ADD:
• Explore courses
related to prospective major interests
• Develop a course taking strategy to (1) prepare simultaneously
for several possible transfer schools, and (2) complete the
general education courses required for an AA degree and/or BA
• Avoid taking courses that “don’t count” toward eventual educational
For the undecided student,
- Learn more about
interests, goals, and possible career choices through career
counseling and course explorations.