Category Archive for 'Undeclared'

Once Grades Post…

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Final grades are set to be official today, May 14. There are many things that are attached to your official grades like academic standing, financial aid status, probation status and, if you’re in the University College, transitioning into a major.
First thing’s first, check your grades. Make sure they are the correct grades…accidents happen. If you [...]

Using Wordle for Exploring

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Recently, I was introduced to the online program Wordle. Wordle generates “word clouds” from text that you provide. The “word clouds” give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. [...]

Summer Exploring

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Summer is not only an opportunity to work on your tan or earn extra cash, but it is also an opportunity to explore your major options without the stresses of a full load of classes. You may not know this, but Academic Advisors work year round at UTA to provide information to students about degree [...]

Exploring Majors Online

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Every college and university offers a wide range of subjects for majors, minors, certifications, etc. When faced with so much information, it’s easy to see why so many students start as undeclared or change majors 2-3 times before graduation. A key to successfully choosing a major is to not let “the decision” sit on the [...]

University Studies or Interdisciplinary Studies?

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Have you heard about  University Studies? It’s one of the newest degree options offered at UT Arlington, and there has been a lot of confusion about what a University Studies is exactly. University Studies is housed in the University College in Ransom Hall and offers a Bachelor of Science degree option. The degree plan is [...]