Is your major correct in ATHENA?

To meet with an Orientation advisor specializing in your field of study, make sure your major is correct in Athena. To change your major:

  • Prior to your Orientation session you may change your major anytime in Athena (see instructions below).
  • During an Orientation session come to the "Franklin" sign outside Miller Learning Center room 101 between 11am - noon.

How to change your major in Athena:

  • In Athena > Student Records > My Programs
  • Add the new major first then delete the old major.
  • Choose the “Intended-” version of a major if one is listed. 
    • Declare "intended" for all Terry and Grady majors.
  • It is OK to be Unspecified! The Exploratory Center advises Unspecified students.

Which Area Meeting Should You Attend:

AB Majors & BS Psychology

   African American Studies 
   Anthropology 
   Art History 
   Asian Languages & Literature
   Classics 
   Communication Studies 
   Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies 
   English 
   Film Studies 
   Geography (A.B.)
   German 
   Philosophy 
   Psychology 
   Religion 
   Romance Languages 
   Russian 
   Sociology 
   Theatre
   Women's Studies 

BS Biological Sciences:

   Biochem & Molecular Biology 
   Biology 
   Cellular Biology 
   Chemistry 
   Genetics 
   Microbiology 
   Plant Biology 

BS Physical & Computational Sciences:

   Astrophysics
   Atmospheric Science 
   Computer Science 
   Data Science 
   Geography (BS)
   Geology 
   Mathematics 
   Physics 
   Statistics 

Fine Arts:

   Art 
   Dance 
   Interdisciplinary Art & Design 
   Music 

If you have more than one major:

See the information below to decide which meeting to attend.  If possible, send a friend or family member to the meeting for your second major.

Priority list for double-majors (majors higher on the list require specific course sequencing for timely graduation):

  1. Fine Arts (Art, Music, and Dance)
  2. Terry College or Grady College majors (Advised by the Exploratory Center)**
  3. BS (Biological)
  4. BS (Physical/Computational)
  5. AB majors and BS Psychology

**For majors in other UGA colleges please contact the advising office for that college.

 

updated 11.14.2019 askfranklin@uga.edu