one major for purposes of registration. Unlessotherwise specified in a particular program, stu-dents may use a specific course to meet require-ments for a major and a second major.Change of Primary or Secondary Major:A student wishing to enter a second major orchange majors must consult the chairperson ofthe department or director of the school (or theirdesignees) offering the major.Program Specific Admission Criteria:Illinois State University regulates admission todesignated programs when the number of stu-dents seeking admission exceeds the availableeducational resources of the department orschool. Students may be required to meet sup-plementary selection criteria based on the mostcurrent undergraduate catalog. Supplementaryselection criteria may be based on scholasticachievement, including prerequisite and GeneralEducation course work and may consist of audi-tions, portfolios, work experience, etc. Theseselection criteria can be obtained from theintended major department or school advisor.Dismissal from Major: A student who isacademically dismissed from the University willbe dropped automatically from his or her major.The student dropped from the major will be clas-sified as a General Student and will receive acad-emic advisement from the University CollegeAcademic Advisement Center. In order tobecome a major in a department or school afterbeing dropped, the student must be accepted bythe department or school in which he or shedesires to be a major.Minor Field(s) of Study: Students oftenelect a minor field of study. A student may electto complete the requirements for two minors,both of which will be identified on the student’stranscript upon receipt of degree. A studentwishing to enter a minor, second minor orchange minors consults with the academicdepartment(s) offering the minor. Unless other-wise specified in a particular program, studentsmay use a specific course to meet requirementsfor a minor and a second minor.Certification Programs:Students who failto maintain the specific grade point averagerequired by their teaching or other certificationprogram may be dismissed from that program. Atthe option of the department or school, studentsdropped from the program may pursue a degree61Academic Policies and Practices
in their major or be classified as a GeneralStudent and will receive academic advisementfrom the University College AcademicAdvisement Center. To become a candidate for acertification program after being dropped, stu-dents must be accepted by the department orschool in which they desire to pursue a certifica-tion program.Academic Good Standing: To maintain acade-mic good standing, a student must achieve a mini-mum cumulative GPA of 2.00. The number ofsemester hours completed includes all college workdone by the student. However, only the grades earnedat Illinois State are used in computing the GPA.
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