All CSU students must complete the following minimum requirements:
TIP: Students can access an unofficial degree audit through MyCSU at any time. The degree audit is found on the Student tab.
Tip: Once you have earned 61 hours or more, you can request an official degree audit through your MyCSU account. Click on the student tab, on the left click on forms and fill out the online form. You will receive an email from the Registrar's Office within two weeks with your audit. Students can only receive one official audit. When you apply to graduate, we automatically audit your record.
Advising research shows that students who develop a good relationship with their advisors are more likely to persist and graduate. An advisor helps to promote student growth and development and assists students in assessing their interests and abilities, examining their educational goals, and developing short-term and long-range plans to meet their objectives.
• Read the academic catalog carefully and be familiar with degree programs and requirements at the university
• Seek out answers to their questions and make use of all resources on campus
• Develop self-awareness and self-advocacy
• Keep scheduled appointments
• Follow through on advisor recommendations
• Accept ultimate responsibility for their decisions
• Being knowledgeable about university and departmental requirements, policies and
• Maintaining adequate office hours throughout the semester
• Providing a respectful and supportive atmosphere
• Keeping accurate records
• Ensuring that students are provided access to services on a fair and equitable basis
• Recognizing the limitations of their positions and being familiar with university resources in order to make appropriate referrals
Advisors provide information on general education and major requirements, clarify policies and procedures, discuss educational and career options, monitor academic progress, and direct students to other resources when necessary.
Tip: Students can print out a detailed worksheet for the requirements of their major and associated liberal arts core classes.