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POPULAR: Harpur College Majors, Minors and Programs 
We have assembled an easy-to-view listing of departments and programs with degree offering summaries, minor offerings, and click-throughs to advanced information.

About Advising 
Advising is a shared responsibility. Stop by this area for advice on how to make the most of your advising sessions...and how to make the most of your time at Binghamton!

Advising Forms 
The forms area features PDF versions of forms you may need for petitioning or submitting information to Harpur Academic Advising.

Academic Planning
This area features tools, techniques and resources designed to assist you in creating the means and structure to effectively plan your current semester and beyond.

Planning Information for Science Majors (pdf, 37k)  
For your convenience we list those mathematic and physical science courses that are common introductory courses required for science majors and typically open to students in the freshman or sophomore college years. This list is not intended to be all inclusive and you are strongly encouraged to consult the Binghamton University Bulletin for requirements for a specific major features tools, techniques and resources designed to assist you in creating the means and structure to effectively plan your current semester and beyond.

Harpur Degree Requirements 
Harpur students are held to high standards, and are encouraged to grow academically and personally through our Harpur Degree requirements. The coursework and level of scholarship expected of Harpur students is detailed here.

General Education Requirements
All students at Binghamton University must complete General education requirements. General education courses provide students with a breath of knowledge and experience acrossing the liberal arts.

Merit Scholarships
The Office of External Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards works with undergraduate and graduate students to identify funding opportunities and then assists them during the application process. The majority of these opportunities are funded by private foundations or federal sources and often involve a lengthy application process. They are awarded on the basis of broad-based competition among applicants nationwide, not just among Binghamton students. Scholarships and fellowships come in all types and sizes, ranging from the widely recognized Rhodes Scholarship to opportunities for funded summer internships.

Graduate School Timetable (pdf, 25kb)
If you're considering graduate school, this timetable will prove valuable when planning your approach, or weighing your options. Likewise, if you're unsure of how to proceed with the process, this document can serve as a roadmap.

More Resources
In addition to tools on our site, Binghamton University has an array of programs, offices and resources of value to students. This collections includes all of the areas of a comprehensive advising program, including resources focusing on counseling, time management, academic support, campus events and beyond.

Ask an Advisor (FAQ Area)
Questions which are frequently asked of advisors and support staff have been placed online. The FAQ provides you with a timely, comprehensive and relevant set of answers to common questions. Need an answer? Try here first.

Stay in Touch 
Find out how to reach us, when office hours are, and where we are! Also, stay up-to-date and on top of important deadlines by subscribing to our ListServ and viewing our RSS feed. Learn about the various communication tools available to you.

GPA Calculations
The advising office has assembled several tools and articles to guide you when considering your current or future GPA. Also, you will find FAQ entries, and helpful links to information regarding your GPA and grading.

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Last Updated: 11/2/09