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Change of Major/Minor Procedures

How to change to a Major or Minor in the Political Science Department:

How to change your major or minor to Political Science:

1. Come during the scheduled office hours of Dr. Geoff Peterson (HHH 433) for an advising session. If you are not free during his office hours, please email him (petersgd@uwec.edu) to schedule an appointment. Bring your "What-If" Degree Audit with you for the meeting.

2. After you meet with Dr. Peterson, you must present a signed Change of Major/Minor form to the academic assistant listed below, who will change your major online and assign you to a Political Science advisor.

Franny Meyer-Briggs, Academic Department Associate
meyerbfk@uwec.edu

HHH 401
836-5744


How to change your major or minor to a Social Studies, Broadfield Teaching major with a Political Science concentration, or a dual concentration emphasis in Political Science and History:

1. Come during the scheduled office hours of Dr. Rodd Freitag (HHH 431) for an advising session. If you are not free during his office hours, please email him (freitard@uwec.edu) to schedule an appointment. Bring your "What-If" Degree Audit with you for the meeting.

2. After you meet with Dr. Freitag, you must present a signed Change of Major/Minor form to the academic associate listed below, who will change your major online and assign you to a Political Science advisor.

Franny Meyer-Briggs, Academic Department Associate
meyerbfk@uwec.edu
HHH 401
836-5744


How to change your major to Criminal Justice:

1. Come during the scheduled office hours of either Dr. Randall Beger (HHH 428) or Dr. Geoff Peterson (HHH 433) for an advising session. If you are not free during their office hours, please email one of them (begerrr@uwec.edu or petersgd@uwec.edu) to schedule an appointment. Bring your "What-If" Degree Audit with you for the meeting.

2. After you meet with Dr. Beger or Dr. Peterson, you must present a signed Change of Major/Minor form to the academic associate listed below, who will change your major online and assign you to a Criminal Justice advisor.

Franny Meyer-Briggs, Academic Department Associate
meyerbfk@uwec.edu

HHH 401
836-5744


How to change your minor to Global Studies:

1. Come during the scheduled office hours of Dr. Ali Abootalebi (HHH 416) for an advising session. If you are not free during his office hours, please email him (abootaar@uwec.edu) to schedule an appointment. Bring your "What-If" Degree Audit with you for the meeting.

2. After you meet with Dr. Abootalebi, you must present a signed Change of Major/Minor form to the academic associate listed below, who will change your major online and assign you to an advisor.

Franny Meyer-Briggs, Academic Department Associate
meyerbfk@uwec.edu

HHH 401
836-5744


How to declare a Pre-Law designation:

The Pre-Law designation does not substitute for a major or minor in the baccalaureate degree at UW—Eau Claire. Pre-law students must select a comprehensive major (60 credits) or a major/minor combination and be advised by that program. Students choosing the Pre-Law designation will be assigned to a pre-law advisor for consultation on course selection, law school admission test preparation, law school application, and law careers.

1. Come during the scheduled office hours of either Dr. Geoff Peterson (HHH 433) for an advising session. If you are not free during their office hours, please email one of them (petersongd@uwec.edu) to schedule an appointment.

2. After you meet with one of the Dr. Peterson, you must present a signed Change of Major/Minor form to the academic associate listed below, who will add your pre-law designation online and officially assign you to an advisor.

Franny Meyer-Briggs, Academic Department Associate
meyerbfk@uwec.edu

HHH 401
836-5744

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