Answer: To change your major, you will need to meet with Farris Child, College Advisor. The advisor for Health Science students is Dr. Shauna Anderson Young. College advisors will review GE courses and your graduation plan. Please call 801-422-3042 to schedule an appointment, or stop by room 380 of the WIDB.
Answer: To declare your major, go to 380 WIDB, College Advisement Center. Farris Child will assist you with the change of major form. In addition, he will review your GE courses and graduation sequence. When you declare your major, you must also declare your emphasis. If you are declaring the Health Science emphasis, you will declare with Dr. Shauna Anderson Young in 380 WIDB.
All undergraduate students who wish to graduate must officially apply for graduation by the appropriate graduation dates and deadlines. December 2013 graduates must apply by September 15th, 2013. April 2014 graduates must apply by November 15th, 2013. Students should apply for the graduation date that coincides with the time when they anticipate all their coursework will be completed.
In order to apply for graduation, students must have an active ecclesiastical endorsement covering the graduation for which they plan to apply. If you do not have an ecclesiastical endorsement covering the graduation you plan to apply for, please click on the “Get a Bachelors Endorsement Form here” link on the online graduation application. Students access the online graduation application through the “Apply for Graduation” link in the “School Menu” in myBYU. After submitting the online graduation application, the student account will be charged a one-time $15.00 fee for graduation, and students will be instructed to contact their individual college advisement center to finish the graduation application process. Students will be notified of the status of their graduation application via e-mail.
Students who apply after the deadline dates will need to contact their college advisement center to be considered for graduation. Graduation Services (B-150 ASB) will notify students of graduation deadlines and procedures via email. This email will also verify how the student’s name will appear on the diploma. If the diploma name is spelled incorrectly, students should reply to the email or contact the Graduation Services located in B-150 ASB, (801) 422-7675.
Towards the beginning of your senior year, you will need to apply for graduation. To apply for graduation, you will need to meet with Farris Child in 380 WIDB. He will review all GE, religion, and major requirements as well as fill out paperwork and forms.
Health 491R, Mentored Research gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work with a Health Science faculty member in a mentoring relationship. Students who are interested in these credits should identify a faculty member they are interested in working with based on the faculty member's current research (see faculty CVs under Profiles). Students will approach the faculty member to see if they might be interested in administrating and mentoring for Health 491R credit. Typically, the student has been in one or more of the faculty members classes and has a good relationship with the faculty member. Once the faculty member has agreed to mentor, the student and faculty outline the criteria for the project and credit. It is the student's responsibility to complete the assigned work and communicate with the faculty member. At the end of the project, students will receive a letter grade for their credits.
For additional questions about Health 491R, Mentored Research please contact Stephanie Fugal, Department Academic Advisor email@example.com.
Substitutions cannot be made for required core classes, but may be made for electives in each emphasis. Department policy states that no more than 2 substitutions can be made in your emphasis. To request a substitution, students must read and fill our a department sub form in its entirety. Sub forms can be found in 221 Richards Building, or online here.
Once complete, submit the sub form to Stephanie Fugal, 221-A RB via paper copy or email Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
She will review the request for substitution and contact you after a decision has been made. Forms are reviewed twice a month.
Answer:Academic Improvement Plans can be worked out with the college advisors. Farris Child in 380 WIDB can review plans, set goals, and sign the endorsement. Please call 801-422-3042 to schedule an appointment, or stop by room 380 of the WIDB.
If you are transferring from another college or university, and would like to see if any of your classes will qualify for public health courses, please contact Stephanie Fugal, 221-A RB, email@example.com.
Typically, the Transfer Office will automatically transfer GE classes into your transcripts. In the case the courses don't transfer, you will need to meet with the department academic advisor. To schedule an appointment please call 801-422-3386 or stop by room 221 RB.