The USAC provides the following:
- Assistance in matching courses with degrees/fields of interest (academic advising)
- Assistance in declaring and completing paperwork for the major in Interdisciplinary Studies
- Comprehensive knowledge of University policies, procedures, and degree requirements
- Referrals to the appropriate educational and support units on campus
- Explanation of the Degree Audit Report (DAR), personalized progress tracking system
- Information on how to calculate your grade point average (GPA)
Please explore our sidebar for more information regarding assistance programs, advising processes and frequently asked questions about our office.
Exploratory (Undeclared): Unsure about your major? You aren't alone! Nearly one-fourth of entering freshmen aren't sure what majors or careers they would like to pursue. USAC advisors and career staff are here to help you on the journey to finding a major that fits your skills, interests and goals.
General Studies: The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree is designed to give you maximum flexibility in earning your degree by utilizing credits from a variety of disciplines. The major's ability to accept a greater amount of electives allows you to complete your degree with a minimum amount of additional coursework.
Interdisciplinary Studies: The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) allows you to create an individualized cross-disciplinary major that can be tailored to your individual career and educational goals. The major is designed for students who wish to create their own academic programs by choosing courses in more than one academic area.