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2013-2014

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(Updated December 2013)

  Academic Adelphi Handbook for Freshman
Cover designed by
Gabrielle Mineo
Table of Contents
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Welcome
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Getting Started
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Introduction
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Orientation and Academic Advising
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Worksheet · 1st Advising Meeting: Exploring Yourself (PDF 34KB)
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A Step-by-Step Approach to Registering for the First Semester 12
A Note on Understanding Course Numbers 13
General Education Requirements
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Worksheet · General Education Requirements (PDF 35KB) 16
AP Credits and College Credits Earned in High School 17
Student Responsibility
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Overview
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Worksheet · Reflecting on Your First Weeks of College (PDF 35KB)
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Overcoming Procrastination 23
Tips for Student Success 24
Resources 25
Academic Rules and Regulations 29
Academic Advising
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Overview 35
Academic Advisors 36
Registering with CLASS 37
Worksheet · Preparing for Your Second Semester (PDF 34KB) 38
Majors and Minors 39
Undeclared Students 41
Worksheet · Choosing a Major (PDF 34KB) 42
Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships 43
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Academic Opportunities
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Joint Degree Programs 51
Internships 52
Study Abroad/Center for International Education 55
Honors College 55
Levermore Global Scholars 58
Undergraduate Research Conferences 60
Awards 60
Scholar Teacher Education Program (STEP) 61
Appendix
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Honor Code 69
Minors and Course Requirements 70
Majors and Course Requirements 79
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Glossary - Learn words unique to college life! 177
Worksheet · Time Management (PDF 41KB) 182
Forms 185

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Index 189

Twenty-Second Edition
Published by the Office of Academic Services and Retention
Adelphi University, Garden City, New York 11530
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The greatest care and attention have been given to the preparation of Academic Adelphi. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented. Adelphi University reserves the right to make changes at any time in fees, policies, curriculum and other matters. Such changes may affect the information presented here (March 2013).


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