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Major Info Sessions: Fall 2022

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Major

Date/Time/Location or Contact Information

Required to Change Major


College of Ag & Life Sciences (CALS)

Agriculture and Applied Economics For more information, email Katie White to set up an appointment for majors in Agribusiness, Community Economic Development, Environmental Economics Management and Policy, Food and Health Systems Economics, and International Trade and Development No, but highly recommended
Agricultural, Leadership, & Community Education For more information, email Ginger Dempsey to set up an appointment. No

Animal and Poultry Sciences

For more information, email ansci@vt.edu to set up an appointment.

No, but highly recommended

Biochemistry

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

No, but highly recommended

Dairy Science For more information, email ansci@vt.edu to set up an appointment. No, but highly recommended

Food Science and Technology

For more information, email Dr. Herbert Bruce 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

Interested students can visit the Changing into HNFE site or join the How to Major in HNFE canvas site. For other questions please email Stephanie Nelson.

Yes

Life Sciences, Undecided

For more information, email Jennifer Carr to set up an appointment.

No

School of Plant and Environmental Sciences For more information, email Karen Drake-Whitney to set up an appointment for majors in Crop and Soil Sciences, Ecological Restoration, Environmental Science, Environmental Horticulture, Integrated Agriculture Technologies, Landscape Design & Turfgrass Science, and Plant Science No, but highly recommended

College of
Architecture, Arts, and Design (AAD)

Architecture/Industrial Design/Interior Design/Landscape Architecture

Information Session to be held Fri Oct 14 at 5:15 p.m. in 300 Cowgill Hall. Students interested in changing majors who cannot attend the information session are encouraged to reach out to Tamela Gallimore for the Architecture & Industrial Design majors or Michelle Flinchum for the Interior Design & Landscape Architecture majors.

No

Creative Technologies/Graphic Design/Studio Art/Art History Students interested in these majors should email Susan Rosebrough to determine whether or not there is space available in these programs and the earliest time to change majors. No
Music Email Tammy Henderson regarding an Audition for the music major at Virginia Tech. No

Theatre Arts/Cinema

Interested students should email Dee Hopkins to set an appointment to discuss the major(s).

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 attend an info session first.

No*

HTM Email htmdpt@vt.edu for more information.
No

Real Estate

For more information, please email REALAdvisor@vt.edu.

No, but highly recommended

College of Engineering (COE)

ALL Engineering Majors

Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers.

No

Aerospace and Ocean Engineering (AOE) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting “Explore Aerospace and Ocean Engineering” No
Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting "Explore BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING" No
Biomedical Engineering (BMES) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information email Amanda Sandridge agstanle@vt.edu No
Building Construction (BC) "For more information attend a change of major information session and contact Shelton Norwood: snorwood@vt.edu to schedule an appointment." Then "No. But highly Recommended." No
Chemical Engineering (CHE)

Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting Explore Chemical Engineering

No
Civil Engineering (CE) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, email ceeadvising@vt.edu No
Computer Science (CS) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. No

Construction Engineering and Management (CEM)

Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting Explore Construction Engineering and Management

No

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, email eceadvise@vt.edu No

Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE)

Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting Explore Industrial and Systems Engineering

No

Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. No
Mechanical Engineering (ME) Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. No

Mining Engineering (MINE)

Register and attend a Engineering Change of Major Workshop for Internal Transfers. For additional information, schedule an appointment in Navigate using the directions at the top of this page and selecting Explore Mining and Mineral

No

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

Property Management - 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

Virtual Explore Communication: Information Sessions on Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Students can book directly on Navigate to reserve a seat for the information session. Email comm@vt.edu with questions.

No, but highly recommended before changing major

Childhood Pre-Education Interest Meeting Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in Whittemore Room 349. Email reagankeel@vt.edu or asherin2@vt.edu with questions. No

English

Interested students can meet with Dawn Knight. 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

Wednesday, August 24th, 4:30PM in Randolph 206A or via Zoom

If you would like information, please email either Dr. Alex Dickow or Dr. Richard Shryock

No

German

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

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

Public and Urban Affairs / Environment Policy and Planning For more information, email Chris LaPlante to set up an appointment.
No

Religion and Culture

Interested students should meet with Matt Gabriele to discuss the major.

No, but recommended

Spanish

Wednesday, August 24th, 5:30 - 6:30 PM via Zoom
Passcode for Zoom link: Spanish

For more information, please email Dr. Aarnes Gudmestad.

No

College of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE)

All CNRE Majors

Register for a CNRE Online Info Session

No

College of Science (COS)

Academy of Integrated Science


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 email 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