Frequently Asked Questions for ARC Resources & Services... at your fingertips!
Where do adults students go for help?
Where can I find information about transferring to ETSU?
Why would I need approval from the Dean of Arts & Sciences in the ARC?
If your major is in the College of Arts & Sciences, any approval for Academic exceptions should be requested from Arts & Sciences in the ARC. Such exceptions include requests for overloads, late adding of a course, late dropping of a course, requests for catalog extensions, or grade appeals.
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If I am not majoring in an area from the College of Arts & Sciences, do I need any help from the Dean of Arts & Sciences?
Are students paid for participating in a Co-op/Internship placement?
Most Co-op/Internships are paid by the employers sponsoring the placement. However, some employers seek students who are willing to work a semester as a volunteer while at the same time gaining valuable experience in their major.
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What is the difference between a major and a Pre-Health program of study?
Pre-Health professional schools require academic prerequisites to be completed before entering professional school, which are compiled into programs of study and are not considered majors. Students are required to select an academic major in addition to meeting admissions requirements for the professional school of their choice.
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If I plan to attend a Health Professional school after I graduate, do I need a specific major?
Do I just need to make good grades to be admitted to a Health Professional school?
Where can I get help on choosing a major or career?
The Career Exploration Center(CEC) can help students begin this process by learning about themselves and obtaining accurate, up-to-date information about careers they are considering. They offer inventories and assessments, such as the Sigi3, which identify occupational interests, values, and abilities. Visit the CEC today if you wish to learn more about yourself and explore occupations before choosing a major or career.
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How can I find out the training requirements, salary range, and job outlook for a career I am considering?
What is Learning Support?
What is COMPASS?
COMPASS is the computerized instrument we use to determine placement into learning support classes when a student is not submitting ACT or SAT scores. These scores must be less than three years old to be considered valid. There are study guides available on line to help you prepare for the COMPASS.
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How do I declare a new major or change my current major?
How do I find my Advisor?
How much does tutoring cost and are there eligibility requirements?