History[ edit ] Founding and early history[ edit ] The Cooper Union was founded in  by American industrialist Peter Cooperwho was a prolific inventor, successful entrepreneur, and one of the richest businessmen in the United States. Cooper was a workingman's son who had less than a year of formal schooling, and yet became an industrialist and inventor.
Senior 90 or more Freshmen and sophomores are lower-division students, whereas juniors and seniors are upper-division students. Students who have not received a baccalaureate degree and students who are seeking a second baccalaureate degree are undergraduates.
Acceleration Mechanisms Several accelerated programs are available to undergraduates.
To learn about these, refer to Acceleration Mechanisms for Undergraduate Students, appearing later in this section. A student who has been continuously enrolled at FAU may be awarded a degree by satisfying the degree requirements defined in any catalog in effect during the period of continuous enrollment leading up to graduation.
Students must follow a single catalog, not a combination of catalogs, to meet graduation requirements. Catalog year academic program requirements are set each fall semester. For students who earned an A.
Such students may use the FAU catalog in effect at the time they began their most recent period of continuous enrollment at any of the Florida public institutions.
Deadline for Declaring a Major Students entering FAU with a clear choice of major should declare a major or pre-major early and devise a plan of study to ensure a timely graduation. Declaring a major early provides students with a sense of direction, strengthens their motivation and helps to inform their course choices.
Students entering without a clear choice of major should begin exploring major choices and career options associated with the majors very early in their first year. New freshmen and transfer students without an A.
These students must declare a major or pre-major upon the anticipated earning of 45 credits earned credit hours plus any credits for which the students are currently registered.
New transfer students with an A. Students with a pre-major must declare a major upon earning 60 credits. Students seeking to change their major should consult the Change of Major information below. Change of Major Undergraduate students contemplating a change of major must meet with an academic advisor and carefully devise a plan of study to ensure a timely graduation.
Please refer to the Timely Graduation Policy for credit requirement thresholds to change a major. Changing the major requires permission of the new department and satisfaction of the same academic qualifications as for new applicants for admission to that department.
To change the major, an undergraduate must satisfy the prerequisite coursework required for the new major. Other restrictions may apply for admission to certain programs. Undergraduates who change their major are subject to the requirements of the new major in effect at the time of the change and may be subject to the Excess Hours Surcharge see below.
Changing the major to a department in a different college requires the Application for Undergraduate Change of College form, which is available in the Registrar's Office and in most college offices. The form needed to change the major to a department in the same college is available in the college office.
Double Majors Undergraduate students may pursue two majors. If the two majors are in different degrees, such as a B.Broadly defined, a psychologist is an educated professional with expertise in the study of human thoughts, emotions, and behavior.
Practically speaking, most psychologists are experts with degrees in a particular subfield, such as social psychology or clinical psychology. The Cheriton School of Computer Science is named for David R. Cheriton, who earned his PhD in Computer Science in , and made a transformational gift to the school in It has become the largest academic concentration of Computer Science researchers in Canada.
The Office of International Services has created an International Student Arrival Guide as a resource for international students to help prepare for departure to Clemson University.
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During a defense, a student will be asked questions by members of the thesis committee. Questions are usually open-ended and require that the student think critically about his or her work. A defense might take only 20 minutes, or it might take an hour or more depending on the goal of the committee and the requirements of the program.