Major Info Sessions: Fall 2019

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Major

Date/Time/Location or Contact Information

Required to Change Major

College of Ag & Life Sciences (CALS)

Agriculture and Life Sciences (ALL Majors) Register for an information session. No

Animal and Poultry Sciences

For more information, email Dr. Jen Bradley to set up an appointment.

Yes

Biochemistry

Interested students can visit our advising site, email Amy Rasor, or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore "Biochemistry."

No, but highly recommended

Crop and Soil Science

For more information, email Dr. Tracy to set up an appointment.

No

Environmental Science

For more information, email Dr. Matt Eick to set up an appointment.

No

Food Science and Technology

For more information, email Mrs. Jennifer Carr to set up an appointment or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Food Science & Tech."

No

Human, Nutrition, Food and Exercise

Any questions should be sent to hnfeadvise@vt.edu.

No, but highly encouraged

Agricultural, Leadership, & Community Education

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Agricultural Sciences."

No

Life Sciences, Undecided

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Life Sciences."

No


College of Arch & Urban Studies (CAUS)

 

Architecture + Design (Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture) Thursday, October 17,  at 5:15PM in 300 Cowgill Hall. No
Architecture /
Industrial Design

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Architecture" or "Explore Industrial Design."

 No

Building Construction

Information session Tuesday, October 1 from 5:00-6:00PM in 230 Bishop-Favrao Hall.

Information session Thursday, October 3 from 4:00-5:00PM in 210 Bishop-Favrao Hall.

 No

Public and Urban Affairs / Environment Policy and Planning

For more information, email Chris LaPlante to set up an appointment.

 No

Pamplin College of Business (PCOB)

ACIS, BIT, FIN, MGT, MKTG

Business Major Info Sessions

*However; if you wish to meet with an advisor individually, you must atttend an info session first.

No*

BIT Cybersecurity Information Session Tuesday, September 3 from 7:00-9:00PM in 1045 Pamplin. No
HTM Information session Wednesday, October 16 from 10:00AM-12:00PM in the Pamplin Atrium. Email htmdpt@vt.edu for more information.
No

Real Estate

For more information, please contact Christina Minford.

Yes

College of Engineering (COE)

All Engineering Majors

Engineering Information Sessions

No

Construction Engineering & Management

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Const. Engr. & Mgmt."

No

Electrical and Computer Engineering Information session for all interested students on Monday, September 30, 6:00-7:00PM, 1670 Litton-Reaves Hall. Food will be provided. Please RSVP. For questions, email eceadvise@vt.edu.
No

General Engineering

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore General Engineering."

No

Materials Science & Engineering Tuesday, October 8 from 5:00-5:30PM in 100 McBryde, with Randolph lab tours immediately after.
No

Mining and Minerals Engineering

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Mining & Minerals Engr."

No

College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences (CLAHS) Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management

Property Management - December 5 at 5:30PM. For more information, email Kelly Avery.

Fashion Merch. and Design -  For information, email Chelsey Hancock.

Consumer Studies- For information, email Irene Leech.  

Residential Environments and Design - For information, email Eunju Hwang.  

Family and Consumer Sciences - For information, email Julia Beamish.

No

Communication

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Communication."

No, but highly recommended before changing major

Childhood Pre-Education Interested students should contact Kathy Surface. No

English

Interested students can meet with Laura Ferguson. Please email her with questions or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Creative Writing," "Explore Literature & Language," or "Explore Prof. & Tech. Writing."

No

French

If you would like information, contact Dr. Richard Shryock.

No

German

Interested students should email Dr. Esther Bauer to set an appointment to discuss the major.

No, but recommended

History

Interested students should meet with Danielle Thompson before applying. Email Danielle Thompson to schedule an appointment or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore History."

No, but recommended

International Studies 

Interested students should meet with Jennifer Hanratty before applying. Email Jennifer Hanratty to schedule an appointment or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Int'l Public Policy," "Explore Int'l Relations," "Explore Int'l Studies," or "Explore NSFA."

No, but recommended

Philosophy

Students can meet with Dr. Joseph Pitt to discuss the major.

No, but recommended

Political Science

Students can meet with Dr. Courtney Thomas to discuss the major.

No, but recommended

Religion and Culture

Interested students should meet with Amanda Villar and Matt Gabriele to discuss the major. For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Religion and Culture."

No, but recommended

Spanish

Tuesday, September 3, 5:00-6:00PM in 221 Randolph Hall. For more information, please contact Dr. Aarnes Gudmestad.

No

Theatre Arts/Cinema

Interested students should email Susanna Rinehart to set an appointment to discuss the major(s).

No

School of Education

School of Education

Please email PEAP@vt.edu for more information.

No

College of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE)

All CNRE Majors

Monday, October 21, 5:30-7:00PM in 111 Femoyer Hall

Tuesday, December 10, 5:30-7:00PM in 111 Femoyer Hall

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore ________________" depending on which major you would like more information about.

No

College of Science (COS)

Academy of Integrated Science

Systems Biology (Systems Biology Minor also available)
Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30PM in 207 Seitz
Wednesday, December 4 at 4:00PM in 216 McBryde

Nanoscience or Nanomedicine
Monday, December 2 at 11:00AM in 120 Randolph
Tuesday, Decmeber 3 at 2:00PM in 103 Robeson

Computational Modeling and Data Analytics
Monday, December 2 at 4:00PM in 216 McBryde
Thursday December 5 at 4:00PM in 110B New Classroom Building

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Systems Biology," "Explore Nanoscience," or "Explore CMDA."

No

Biochemistry

Interested students can visit our advising site, email biochemadvising@vt.edu, or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Biochemistry."

No, but highly recommended

Biological Sciences / Microbiology

Students interested in Biological Sciences or Biological Sciences Biomedical Option should email the Biological Sciences Undergraduate Advising Office.
For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Biological Sciences" or "Explore Microbiology."

No

Chemistry

Interested students should meet with Amy Kokkinakos or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Chemistry."

Yes

Economics, Science (ECAS)

Please contact Erika Perdue for more information or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Economics."

No

Geosciences

For more information, email April Newcomer or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Geosciences."

No

Mathematics

Interested students should meet with Dr. Robert Rogers or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Mathematics."

No

Neuroscience

Visit our advising site to set an appointment or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore School of Neuroscience."

Yes

Pyschology

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Psychology."

No

Physics

For more information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Physics."

No

Statistics

Interested students should email Brandy Hayden or schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore Statistics."

No