Deviations from academic policies or requirements must be approved by petition.
- Core Curriculum Petitions
If your petition deals with baccalaureate core requirements, your advisor and the head of the department of the academic area involved must grant approval. Once the signed petition is received by the Office of Admissions and the Registrar, it will be forwarded to the chair of the faculty senate core curriculum review committee for consideration.
Baccalaureate core petition form (Do not use for AA, AS or Certificate programs)
- Major or Minor Degree Requirement Petitions
If you want to waive or substitute courses within your major or minor requirements, you need approval signatures from your advisor and the department or program head of your major or minor area. Submit your signed petition to the Office of Admissions and the Registrar.
- Petitions for Other Requirements
If your petition deals with general university requirements and/or specific requirements for your degree or other academic policies, you need approval from your advisor and the dean or director of your college or school in which your major is located. Submit your signed petition to the Office of Admissions and the Registrar.