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Individualized Major - Requirements

  • A student should file a Plan of Study with the Registrar's Office no later than the end of the semester in which he/she has accumulated 60 credit hours
  • If admitted to Eastern as a transfer student with 60 credits or more, students must file a Plan of Study with the Registrar's Office no later than the end of the second semester of enrollment
  • In no case will an Individualized Major be approved in the final semester of a student's attendance
  • Students seeking an individualized major should develop a Plan of Study with at least 36 credits in two or more disciplines
  • Students must select two faculty advisors (one from each of the disciplines in which most credits will be obtained, as outlined by the proposed Plan of Study) to supervise the student's progress until completion
  • The student submits the proposed Plan of Study for approval to:
  • Faculty Advisors
  • Department Chair of each department in which the student is taking 15 or more credits towards the major
  • Dean of the appropriate school, who will forward the original to Registrar's Office
  • In the event revisions or changes are required, the student must file an Amendment/Substitution Form to the Individualized Major Plan with signatures of faculty advisors and the Dean
  • The dean informs the student of whether the plan of study has been approved and of any modifications recommended by the reviewers, before the end of the semester following submission of the proposed plan of study