In the Meeting
  • Discuss student’s career and personal goals.
  • Discuss resume building in context of campus involvement, leadership, work experience.
  • Provide overview of major.
  • Discuss opportunities within the major.
    • Areas of specialization
    • Honors concentration
    • Club and/or social activities within the major
    • List servs/newsletter
    • Research opportunities
    • Special Topics and/or seminar courses
    • Intern experiences
    • Study/work abroad (refer student to institutions offering major coursework or other experiences)
  • Based on student’s interest within the major, discuss faculty research and classes student may be specifically interested in taking.
  • Refer to career services for “What can I do with this major?”
  • Review DARS.
  • Check progress in the major, and create initial graduation plan.
  • Discuss the petition process if student has transferred course work from another institution.
    • Prepare appropriate petitions (CASNR or General Education)
  • Review Online Catalog for course descriptions and pre-requisite and co-requisite classes.
  • Plan classes for at least two semesters.
  • Discuss specifics about course offerings (i.e., course content and availability).
  • Look for advanced courses
  • Encourage continued communication.
  • Encourage a proactive approach to the student monitoring their academic progress and checking their DARS.
  • Make students aware of CASNR Career Fair.
  • Make students aware of CASNR scholarships and commensurate deadlines