5. Change of Curriculum

(Revised: 1998)

The following pertains to change of curriculum within the Galveston campus offerings. For information concerning change of curriculum to the College Station campus, please go to the Admissions and Records Office.

5.1 Students in good academic standing (based on the receiving college's requirements) may initiate a curriculum change during the semester no later than the last day of preregistration. Five workdays after final grades are available, curriculum changes may once again be initiated.

5.2 A student not in good standing may initiate a curriculum change during the semester until the first day of preregistration. Beginning with the first day of preregistration, a curriculum change will not be considered until after the end of the semester. Five days after final grades are available for the semester, curriculum changes may once again be initiated.

5.3 A first semester freshman may initiate a curriculum change through the fifth class day of the semester. After the fifth class day, no curriculum change will be considered until after the end of the semester. Five days after final grades are available for the semester, curriculum changes may once again be initiated.

5.4 Application for change of curriculum shall be acted upon by the deans of the colleges concerned. At the time of the change, the dean of the college to which the transfer is being made shall determine if the application is being accepted or rejected. If accepted, the dean shall indicate conditions for acceptance, including terms of probation.

5.5 Graduate students should consult with their graduate advisor, department head or the director of graduate studies with reference to change of department or curriculum.