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Advising Transition Criteria

Understanding advising transition process, criteria and milestones

The process of the advising "transition" refers to a formal shift in who advises students that are just starting on their academic journey from their second year of enrollment through graduation. Students transition from being advised by First Year Advising to being advised by advisors in the college that houses their major:

College Advising Transition Criteria 2020-2021

ALL of the criteria listed MUST be met before you are eligible to transition to college advising. Eligibility is assessed at the conclusion of each semester. Transition information is forwarded via Eagle Email when you are eligible. Please note that the failure to meet milestones in a timely manner may render you ineligible to continue in a particular major. In these cases, you will work with Exploratory Advising to identify an alternate major to complete at FGCU.

College of Arts & Sciences

Major Milestone Course(s) & Minimum Grade Other Criteria
Biochemistry

MAC 1105 with C or higher

BSC 1010C or BSC 1011/L with C or higher

Enrolled in or Completed CHM 1045/L with C or higher

24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA

Biology (B.A. & B.S.)

Biotechnology

MAC 1105 with C or higher

BSC 1010C or BSC 1011/L with C or higher

24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
Chemistry

MAC 1105 with C or higher

Enrolled in or Completed CHM 1045/L with C or higher

24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
Environmental Geology

MAC 1105 with C or higher

Enrolled in or Completed GLY 1010C or CHM 1045/L with C or higher

24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA

Environmental Studies

Marine Science

MAC 1105 with C or higher

Enrolled in or Completed BSC 1010C or BSC 1011/L or CHM 1045/L with C or higher

24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
Forensic Science

MAC 1105 with C or higher

Enrolled in or Completed CHM 1045/L with C or higher BSC 1010C or BSC 1011/L with C or higher

24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
 All other Majors  NA 24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA

Lutgert College of Business

MAJOR Milestone Course(s) & Minimum Grade Other Criteria
Accounting MAC 1105 with B or higher 24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
Analytics and Informatics  MAC 1105 with B or higher

24 earned credits

2.0+ FGCU GPA

Computer Information Systems MAC 1105 with B or higher 24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
Economics MAC 1105 with B or higher 24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
Finance MAC 1105 with B or higher 24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
 Management MAC 1105 with B or higher 24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
 Marketing MAC 1105 with B or higher 24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
 Resort & Hospitality Management MAC 1105 with B or higher
HFT 1000 with C or higher
24 earned credits
2.0+ GPA
Supply Chain Management  MAC 1105 with B or higher

24 earned credits

2.0+ FGCU GPA

 PGA Golf Management  NA

2.0+ GPA

2.0+ FGCU GPA

School of Entrepreneurship

MAJOR MILESTONE COURSE(S) & MINIMUM GRADE OTHER CRITERIA
Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship NA 24 earned credits
2.5 GPA

 

College of Education

MAJOR Milestone Course(s) & Minimum Grade Other Criteria
All Majors NA 24 earned credits
2.5 GPA

Whitaker College of Engineering

MAJOR Milestone Course(s) & Minimum Grade Other Criteria
All Engineering Majors

MAC 1105 with C or higher by end of 2 nd semester

(Ideally MAC 2311 by end of 3rd semester)

24 earned credits

2.0+ GPA
Engineering Advisor Meeting with Smart Plan on File

Construction Management

MAC 1105 with C or higher by end of 2nd semester

(Ideally MAC 1147 by end of 3rd semester)

24 earned credits

2.0+ FGCU GPA

Engineering Advisor Meeting with Smart Plan on File

Marieb College of Health & Human Services

Please note that the GPAs listed for this college are the minimum to transition to college advising. Your admission to the upper level courses will likely require a higher GPA. All course attempts are calculated into the GPAs considered for admission to the upper level courses. Course repeats may cause you to be ineligible for your desired major: BSC 1085C and BSC 1086C have a maximum of two (2) attempts (a course withdrawal – W – counts as an attempt). All other pre-requisite courses have a maximum of three (3) attempts.

 

Major Milestone Course(s) & Minimum Grade Other Criteria
Clinical Laboratory Science

BSC 1010C with C or higher

MAC 1105 with C or higher (or higher course placement)

STA 2023 with C or higher

CHM 1045/L with C or higher

BSC 1085C with C or higher

CHM 1046/L with C or higher

24 earned credits
FGCU GPA of 2.0+
Exercise Science

BSC 1010C with B- or higher

MAC 1105 with C or higher (or higher course placement)

BSC 1085C with B- or higher

MAC 1147 with C or higher

PSY 2012 with C or higher

24 earned credits
2.25+ FGCU GPA

Health Administration

CGS 1100 with a C or higher

ENC 1102 with a C or higher

ECO 2023 with a C or higher

ACG 2021 with a C or higher

24 earned credits

Overall GPA of 2.5+ and

FGCU GPA of 2.0+

Health Science ENC 1102 with C or higher

24 earned credits

Overall GPA of 2.5+ and

FGCU GPA of 2.0+

Nursing

BSC 1010C with C or higher

MAC 1105 with C or higher

PSY 2012 with C or higher

BSC 1085C with C or higher

MCB 2010C with C or higher

STA 2023 with C or higher

24 earned credits

Overall GPA of 3.0+ and

FGCU GPA of 2.0+

Public Health

MAC 1105 with C or higher

BSC 1085C with C or higher

STA 2023 with C or higher

24 earned credits

Overall GPA of 2.5+ and

FGCU GPA of 2.0+

Social Work

SYG 2010 or SYG 2000 with a C or higher

POS 2041 with a C or higher

BSC 1005/L, BSC 1010C, or BSC 1085C with a C or higher

ECO 1000, ECO 2023, or ECO 2013 with a C or higher

PSY 2012 with a C or higher

24 earned credits

FGCU GPA of 2.0+