Change of Major
COMS MAJOR IS OPEN!!
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED IN THE COMS DEPARTMENT for FALL 2014
Applicaions due February 28th
download an application here or come by the COMS office and pick one up.
The COMS Department will score each applicant based upon the following criteria. Students with 4 or more points will be admitted first as space allows. A student will not be accepted as a COMS Major until they can show 3 or more points. Due to impaction, even students with 4 points are not guaranteed entry into the major. Change of Majors are not guaranteed graduation within the next academic year. Priority will be given to freshmen and sophomores. Applications should be submitted into the COMS Office (Nichols 330) by February 28, 2014. Late applications will not be accepted.
--Student has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 2 points
--Student will be a first-semester Sophomore the semester of application 2 points
--Student will be a first-semester Junior the semester of application 1 point
--Student has taken lower-division core classes (200 & 202) elsewhere 1 point each
--Student has taken COMS elective or skill classes at SSU 1 point
--Student has prior experience in the media area they wish to study 1 point