Virtual Advising Information

Spring 2021 Preregistration

First-year Students Preregistration Process

 Introduction

Students will need a PIN to register for selected courses on April 23, 2021. Students will receive a PIN after completing the following steps. STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REGISTER FOR COURSES WITHOUT A PIN.

Students should consult the Course Schedule Search, their DegreeWorks account and their respective Programs of Study (also found in the University Catalog).

GE (General Education) Information

Helpful Hints

  • Complete and submit BOTH forms. 
  • Select if phone appointment is requested on the Spring 2021 Student Questionnaire. Students will be notified through their Scranton email account the date and time of appointment. Phone number must be included if phone appointment requested
  • Most first-year students will register on April 23rd. It is very important that your documents are submitted.  BOTH documents must be submitted no later than April 14th.

Assigned Advisor

Questions?

Please utilize our daily Zoom Drop-In hours. Someone is available Tuesday through Friday  from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. AND 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Zoom Meeting ID: 377 823 6322.

Program Requirements

  • Advertising/Public Relations plus or minus

    Advertising/Public Relations (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    COMM 215

    3.0

     

    COMM 225

    3.0

    Cognate Elective

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Applied Computingplus or minus

    Applied Computing (15.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CMPS 240

    3.0

     

    NSCI Elective

    3.0

    CMPS 213

    0.5

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

  • Applied Mathematics plus or minus

    Applied Mathematics (16-17.5)                              

     Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    MATH 222

    4.0

    *Students must complete a two course sequence and a three course sequence. Exactly one sequence must be from Computing Science.  The other sequence can come from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, or Finance.  All cognate electives must count toward the major of the relevant department.  All related labs also are required.

    MATH 351

    3.0

    Cognate Elective*

    3.0-4.5

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Biochemistryplus or minus

    Biochemistry: Pre-Professional Track (17.5)      

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    Needs track declared

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    PHYS 120

    3.0

    PHYS 120L

    1.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

     

    Biochemistry: ASC (14.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    Needs track declared

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

     

    PHYS 120

    3.0

     

    PHYS 120L

    1.0

     

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

     

     

    Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology (16.5-18.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    *BIOL 250, BIOL 344 or BIOL 350.

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

     

    BIOL Elective*

    3-5

     

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

     

  • Biologyplus or minus

    Biology (15.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    BIOL Elective*

    4.0

    *Needs back-up elective course

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    MATH 114

    4.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • Biomathematicsplus or minus

    Biomathematics: Research Track (16.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    MATH 222

    4.0

    *The biology elective must be from one of three content areas: Molecular & Cellular (MC), Systems (S) or Multi-Organismal (MO).

     

    Needs track declared

    BIOL Elective*

    5.0

    CHEM 112

    3.0

    CHEM 112L

    1.5

    (1) GE

    3.0

     

    Biomathematics: Pre-Health Track (16.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    MATH 222

    4.0

    *The biology elective must be biology major electives from one of three content areas: Molecular & Cellular (MC), Systems (S) or Multi-Organismal (MO).

     

    Needs track declared

    BIOL Elective*

    5.0

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • Biophysicsplus or minus

    Biophysics (19.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PHYS 270

    3.0

    *Math placement may affect the order in which classes are taken.

    PHYS 270L

    1.0

    CHEM 112

    3.0

    CHEM 112L

    1.5

    EE 250

    3.0

    EE 250L

    1.0

    MATH 221 or MATH 222*

    4.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • Business Communicationplus or minus

    Business Communication (15)             

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    COMM 215

    3.0

     

    COMM 230

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

  • Chemistryplus or minus

    Chemistry (15.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    For ASC certification, students must complete MATH 222, 241, CHEM 350 or 450 and one upper-level chemistry elective.

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    MATH 222

    4.0

    PHYS 140

    3.0

    PHYS 140L

    1.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • Chemistry Business plus or minus

    Chemistry Business (16.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CHEM 232

    3.0

     

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    ACC 253

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

  • Classical Studiesplus or minus

    Classical Studies (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    LAT 311

    3.0

    *Supporting course electives should be chosen from ARTH 116 - (CA) Art of Greece and Rome, HIST 228 - Ancient History - HIST 229 - Ancient History - HIST 230-231 - Medieval History, PHIL 220 - (P) Ancient Philosophy, PHIL 327 - Readings in the Later Plato, GRK 213 - (CL,D,W) Classical Greek Literature and Mythology, LAT 213 - (CL,D,W) Classical Roman Literature and Mythology.

    Second Language (Greek or Relevant Elective)*

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

  • Communicationplus or minus

    Communication (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    COMM 215

    3.0

    Needs track declared

    COMM 315

    3.0

    Cognate Elective

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Computer Scienceplus or minus

    Computer Science (14.5-15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CMPS 240

    3.0

    *Qualifying sequences include PHYS 140/PHYS 140L-PHYS 141/PHYS 141L, CHEM 112-113 and BIOL 141-BIOL 142. (Other sequences require approval of the department.)

    MATH 221

    4.0

    NSCI Elective*

    4.0-4.5

    CMPS 213

    0.5

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • Criminal Justiceplus or minus

    Criminal Justice (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    S/CJ 218

    3.0

     

    CJ or S/CJ Elective

    3.0

    CJ Elective

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Cybercrime & Homeland Securityplus or minus

    Cybercrime & Homeland Security (16)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CYBR 110

    3.0

     

    CJ 250

    3.0

    CMPS 134/134 L

    4.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Engineering plus or minus

    Computer Engineering (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    E/CE 240

    3.0

     

    EE 240L

    1.0

    PHYS 141

    3.0

    PHYS 141L

    1.0

    MATH 221

    4.0

    CMPS 240

    3.0

     

    Electrical Engineering (16)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    E/CE 240

    3.0

     

    EE 240L

    1.0

    EE 250

    3.0

    EE 250L

    1.0

    PHYS 141

    3.0

    PHYS 141L

    1.0

    MATH 222

    4.0

     

    Engineering Management (17)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    E/CE 240

    3.0

    *Determined by math placement.

    PHYS 141

    3.0

    PHYS 141L

    1.0

    ACC 253

    3.0

    MATH 221 or 222*

    4.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

     

    Mechanical Engineering (18)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    ME 240

    3.0

     

    EE 250

    3.0

    EE 250L

    1.0

    ENGR 250

    3.0

    MATH 222*

    4.0

    PHYS 141/141L

    4.0

  • English plus or minus

    English (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    ENLT Area Requirement

    3.0

    No more than two ENLT courses with numbers 120-179 will count toward fulfilling credits required for English major.

    ENLT-WRTG-THTR Elective

    3.0

    Cognate Elective

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Environmental Scienceplus or minus

    Environmental Science (16.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    *Students entering exempt from MATH 109 may select a course in chemistry, biology, physics or math.

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    BIOL 371

    3.0

    BIOL 371L

    2.0

    MATH 109*

    4.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

     

  • Forensic Chemistryplus or minus

    Forensic Chemistry (15.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    CHEM 232

    3.0

     

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    SOC 110

    3.0

    PHYS 120

    3.0

    PHYS 120L

    1.0

    MATH 114

    4.0

  • Historyplus or minus

    History (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    HIST 290

    3.0

    *Students may use cognate electives to develop a second major.

    HIST Elective

    3.0

    Cognate Elective*

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Information Technology plus or minus

    Information Technology (15.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    IT 241

    3.0

    *Refer to catalog 20-21 Programs of Study

    Cognate Elective*

    3.0

    MATH 204

    3.0

    CMPS 213

    0.5

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • International Language Businessplus or minus

    International Language Business (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    1st Language 311

    3.0

    *PS 212, PS 210, and ACC 254 are recommended GE electives.  Other recommended GE electives include a second language or history, political science, art history or other courses relevant to world area(s) of interest, such as HIST 125/126 and PS 219/323 for Latin America, HIST 132-133, PS 213 and ARTH 211 for Africa.

    2nd Language or Relevant Electives*

    3.0

    ACC 253

    3.0

    ECO 153

    3.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • International Studies plus or minus

    International Studies (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    HIST 120

    3.0

     

    PS 212

    3.0

    Intermediate or Advanced Language

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Journalism & Electronic Mediaplus or minus

    Journalism & Electronic Media (15)

    Courses

    COMM 215

    Credits

    Notes

    COMM 224

    3.0

    Needs track declared

    Cognate Elective

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    3.0

     

     

  • Latin American Studiesplus or minus

    Latin American Studies (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    Latin America Studies (LAS) Elective

    3.0

     

    Cognate (SPAN) or LAS Elective

    3.0

    PS 219

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Mathematicsplus or minus

    Mathematics BA (16)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    MATH 222

    4.0

     

    MATH 351

    3.0

    Cognate Elective

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

     

    Mathematics BS (17)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    MATH 222

    4.0

    *Cognate electives must be used to complete a minor, a concentration, a second major, secondary-education certification, or a package of courses pre-approved by the department.

    PHYS 140

    3.0

    PHYS 140L

    1.0

    Cognate Elective*

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Mathematical Sciencesplus or minus

    Mathematical Science- Actuarial Science Track (16)

    MATH 222

    4.0

    Notes

    ACC 251 OR ACC 253

    3.0

     

    DS 201

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

     

    Mathematical Science- Biological Sciences Track (14.5)

    MATH 222

    4.0

    Notes

    CHEM 112/CHEM 112L

    3.0

     

    CHEM 112L

    1.5

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

     

    Mathematical Science- Computer & Information Science Track (17)

    MATH 222

    4.0

    Notes

    MATH 142

    4.0

     

    CMPS 240

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

     

    Mathematical Science- Data Science Track (17-17.5)

    MATH 222

    4.0

    Notes

    Natural Science Sequence*

    4-4.50

    *Options include BIOL 141/L, CHEM 112/L, or PHYS 140/L

    DS 201

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

     

    Mathematical Science- Physical Sciences Track (14.5)

    MATH 222

    4.0

    Notes

    CHEM 112/CHEM 112L

    4.5

     

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

     

  • Military Scienceplus or minus

    Military Science (2)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    MS 201

    2.0

    *Students cannot earn credit for this course more than once.

    MS 111L

    0.0

    MS 138*

    0.0

  • Neuroscienceplus or minus

    Neuroscience (13.5-15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    NEUR 231

    3

    FYI: NEUR 231/231L, PSYC 210, WRTG are all needed as prerequisite for Research Methods during the spring semester

     

    PMED: add CHEM 232/232L

    SJLA: add PHIL 217J in the Fall

    NEUR 231L

    1.5

    PSYC 210

    3.0

    Cognate Elective

    3.0-4.5

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • Philosophy plus or minus

    Philosophy (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PHIL 215 or 240

    3.0

     

    (4) GE’s (a language is recommended)

    12.0

     

  • Physicsplus or minus

    Physics (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PHYS 270

    3.0

    *Determined by math placement

    PHYS 270L

    1.0

    EE 250

    3.0

    EE 250L

    1.0

    MATH 221 or 222*

    4.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

     

    Biophysics (19.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PHYS 270

    3.0

    *Math placement may affect the order in which classes are taken.

    PHYS 270L

    1.0

    CHEM 112

    3.0

    CHEM 112L

    1.5

    EE 250

    3.0

    EE 250L

    1.0

    MATH 221 or MATH 222*

    4.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

     

  • Physiology plus or minus

    Physiology (16.5)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PSIO 220

    3.0

     

    PSIO 220L

    2.0

    CHEM 232

    3.0

    CHEM 232L

    1.5

    MATH 114

    4.0

    (1) GE

    3.0

  • Political Scienceplus or minus

    Political Science (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PS 212

    3.0

    *Language (Modern) recommended by department if interested in International Politics

    PS 210

    3.0

    (3) GE’s*

    9.0

  • Psychology plus or minus

    Psychology (16)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PSYC 211

    4.0

    *One 3- or 4-credit NSCI Biology course and one additional 3- or 4-credit NSCI BIOL, CHEM or PHYS course is required prior to graduation. CANNOT be NUTR 110.

    Major Elective

    3.0

    (3) GE’s (a NSCI preferred)*

    9.0

  • SJLAplus or minus

    SJLA (6)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PHIL 217J* or PHIL 311J

    3.0

    Note: Do not register for Trivium and Metaphysics for the same semester. *NEUR students must take PHIL 217J in the fall.

     

    **ENLT course information will be available March/April

     

    ENLT 310J**

     

    3.0

  • Social Media Strategiesplus or minus

    Social Media Strategies (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    COMM 215

    3.0

     

    COMM 235

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

     

  • Sociology plus or minus

    Sociology (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    SOC 218

    3.0

    *In the cognate Social Science electives, the department recommends a mix of Human Services, Criminal Justice, Political Science and Psychology electives, especially PSYC 224 - (S) Personality and Individual Differences.

    SOC Elective (200-400 level)

    3.0

    Cognate Elective *

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

     

  • Theater plus or minus

    Theater (16)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    THTR 211

    3.0

    *Cognate elective should be in dramatic literature.

    THTR 280

    1.0

    Cognate Elective*

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

  • Theology/Religious Studiesplus or minus

    Theology/Religious Studies (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    T/RS Elective

    3.0

     

    Cognate Elective

    3.0

    PHIL 210

    3.0

    (2) GE’s

    6.0

  • Women’s & Gender Studiesplus or minus

    Women’s and Gender Studies (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    PHIL 218

    3.0

     

    WOMN Elective (Area A)

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0

     

  • World Languages & Culturesplus or minus

    World Languages & Cultures (15)

    Courses

    Credits

    Notes

    1st Language 311 level

    3.0

    *Recommended GE electives include a second language or history, political science, art history or other courses relevant to world area(s) of interest, such as HIST 125/126 and PS 219/323 for Latin America, HIST 132-133, PS 213 and ARTH 211 for Africa

    2nd Language or Relevant Elective*

    3.0

    (3) GE’s

    9.0