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Advising

The journalism department’s advising program is intended to help you advance toward your degree in a timely, orderly fashion. Advising is mandatory in the Journalism Department and is the only way that you can register for most journalism classes each semester.

The advising program gives students an opportunity to meet with journalism faculty members one-on-one to learn about the department, courses and their prerequisites, internship opportunities and extracurricular activities. These meetings are also a chance to discuss your academic and career goals.

Advising Procedure Guidelines

The Department of Journalism’s advising program is intended to help you advance toward your degree in a timely, orderly fashion. Advising is mandatory in the Department of Journalism and is the only way that you can register for most journalism classes each semester.

The advising program gives students an opportunity to meet with journalism faculty members one-on-one to learn about the department, courses and their prerequisites, internship opportunities, and extracurricular activities. These meetings are also a chance to discuss your academic and career goals.

The guidelines below will help you make the most of the advising process.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS

The advising program can help you make the most of your time as a student UW Oshkosh, but it does not relieve you of your responsibilities for planning your course of study. The final responsibility for fulfilling the graduation requirements of the university, college and major rests with you, the student. Therefore, you must familiarize yourself with the information here and in the Undergraduate Bulletin, keep complete and accurate records of courses taken, and make sure you are completing the requirements on schedule.

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IWM Advising

IWM Students — please fill out the following form to let us know what courses you require to complete your major.