Upon entering CAS, all students who have declared a major will receive primary advisement from their major department(s), in addition to a CAS academic advisor. All students in or entering CAS must declare a major prior to their Junior year. In addition, all students entering CAS must complete the same degree requirements (listed below).
Degree Requirements for CAS Students:
- Total Credits - Completion of 128 credits, of which 64 credits must be completed in the College (courses prefixed with "UA").
- Grade Point Average (GPA) - A final minimum grade point average of 2.00, both cumulative and in the major is required for graduation.
- Major - Students must complete a major offered through the College of Arts and Science.
- The College Core Curriculum (Core) - These requirements will be discussed during the LS-to-CAS Transition Orientation Session before transitioning to CAS.
- Residency Requirement – Students must take at least 64 credits at CAS (courses prefixed with "UA"). Additionally, students may take no more than 16 credits outside CAS.
How to Make an Appointment with your CAS Academic Advisor*:
Students who have attended a LS-to-CAS Transition Orientation Session or have already transitioned to CAS can either make an appointment with a CAS Advisor by:
- Contacting the CAS Advising Center
- Making an appointment on Albert (instructions on how to make an appointment with your CAS advisor)
- Come in for CAS Walk-In advising to meet with a part-time advisor
CAS Advising Center Walk-In Hours*:
Monday-Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, with the exception of Wednesday which is 10:00am to 2:00pm.
*Please keep in mind, CAS Academic Advising Appointments and Advising Center Walk-In Hours are for students who have already transitioned to CAS. If you are a current LS student interested in transitioning to CAS and would like to speak with a CAS Advisor, please go to Rachel Sloane's LS-to-CAS Walk-In Hours at the Liberal Studies Advising Center, Wednesdays 11:30am - 1:00pm (726 Broadway, 6th Floor).
CAS Advising Center
Silver Center, Room 905
100 Washington Square East
Review the following resources for more information about CAS Academic Advising and Major Department Advising: