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16-7-5 Student Major Updates

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Area Commission
  3. Information Technology
  4. Plans and Analysis
  5. Marketing
  6. Financial Affairs
  7. Facilities Management
  8. Human Resources and Employee Relations
  9. Development
  10. Procurement and Inventory Control
  11. Auxiliary Enterprises and Printing Services
  12. Public Safety
  13. Academic Affairs
  14. Learning Resources
  15. Continuing Education and Economic Development
  16. Admissions and Registrar

    16-0-3 Advisor Assignments

    16-1-0 Admissions Policy

    16-1-1 Admissions, Allied Health and Nursing Programs

    16-1-7 Admissions, Academic Eligibility Criteria

    16-3-1 Admissions, International Students

    16-4-1 Admissions, High School Students

    16-9-1 Residency

    16-0-5 Grade Changes

    16-0-6 Incomplete Grade, Removal of

    16-1-3 Returning Students

    16-1-5 Advanced Standing

    16-1-6 Advanced Standing Credit for Trident Technical College Continuing Education Coursework

    16-1-9 Credit Through Experiential Learning

    16-5-1 Academic Standing

    16-5-2 Academic and Financial Aid Suspension Appeals Committee

    16-6-1 Course Withdrawal

    16-6-2 Never Attended

    16-7-1 Student Records, Confidentiality

    16-7-2 Issuance of Transcripts

    16-7-3 Student Name Change

    16-7-4 Student Social Security Number Change

    16-7-5 Student Major Updates

    16-7-6 Sealing of Records/Removal from Class

    16-10-1 Graduation, Application & Verification

    16-10-2 Graduation Committee

    16-10-3 Awarding of Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

    16-10-4 Graduation, Course Substitutions

    16-10-5 Catalog Applicability

  17. Student Services

NUMBER: 16-7-5 APPROVED DATE: 01-04-1999

PURPOSE:  To outline the requirements for a student to add, change or close a major. 

A student desiring to update his/her major goes to the student portal and submits a Student Change of Major request in the Academic Profile.

  1. EFFECTIVE DATE
    Changes initiated before the end of drop/add for a full term will take effect as of that semester. Changes initiated after the end of drop/add for full term will take effect in the following semester. 
    • Exceptions
      • Students not enrolled in full term or term 1 are eligible to submit requests up until the end of drop/add for term 2 of the semester.
      • Maymester is part of the Summer Semester.  Students enrolled in Mayweather cannot change their major after drop/add of the Maymester term.  Changes submitted after the end of Maymester drop/add will take effect at the beginning of the subsequent Fall Semester.
      • In the event that a student is enrolled during the first term or full term of a given semester and wishes to add a new major, the new major will be effective for the next term of that semester while previous programs will not be closed until the end of the current semester.
  1. ADDING MAJORS
    Based on the effective date information stated in this procedure, students can add additional associate level, diploma level or certificate level majors. Students can be matriculated in up to two associate level majors at a time.
  2. CHANGING MAJORS
    Based on the effective date information stated in this procedure, students can change their associate level, diploma and/or certificate level majors. Student should not close their current major unless they have been matriculated into the new major.  Students should not close all majors if he/she intends to continue enrollment at the College.  
  3. CLOSING MAJORS
    Based on the effective date information stated in this procedure, students can close their associate level, diploma and/or certificate level majors. Student should not close all majors if he/she intends to continue enrollment at the College.
  4. ELIGIBILITY
    The Registrar's office will review the change of major request along with pertinent information in the student’s education record to determine eligibility for the desired program. If the student is not eligible, the Registrar's office will contact the student using their college student email account regarding discrepancies.

Updated: 05-31-2007

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Updated: 08-26-2019