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Testing services afford students the opportunity to take various tests, including Miller Analogies Test, as well as career/interest assessments. Undeclared Program The Undeclared Program at Gannon University is a student advising centered program that offers students the time to complete some intense college major/career exploration, while taking both liberal core classes and courses of interest. Undeclared Program students represent a significant proportion of the entering student body at Gannon University as well as at other universities and colleges. Many other students who begin their university studies in declared majors will change their majors at least once before they graduate. Making a decision about a major without adequate knowledge of course content and career options can hinder the student's progress in the long run. If in doubt about major selection, it is better to remain flexible during the first few semesters so the student can learn more about him/herself and what opportunities are available at Gannon University. Students interested in Health Science majors need to fully explore those programs before choosing the Undeclared major. To assist in career exploration and college major selection, students may be enrolled in an Undeclared Student First-Year Seminar or meet regularly with their advisor. Students will meet with their advisor to address questions about curriculum, degree requirements, and course selection. Students are expected to make a successful transition into the correct choice of major during the freshman or early sophomore year.

Center for Experiential Education Experiential Education programs provide students with the opportunity to gain valuable career-related experience while pursuing their undergraduate degree. Shadowing, mentoring, internships, co-op placements (alternating and parallel), and company visits are programs designed to connect students to professionals and alumni in the working world. Approved, academically focused internship and co-op placements exist in local, regional, national and international organizations. Students can earn academic credit, make professional contacts, and earn a salary. During a typical semester, seventy to eighty percent of the students completing a placement receive compensation. Requirements for internship and co-op placement include completion of 30 credits, a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, and good standing within the university. The completion of the co-op seminar (1 credit, offered both fall and spring) is recommended. For further details regarding co-op and internship requirements and process, students are asked to contact the Center for Experiential Education located in the Student Success Center.

Commonwealth Academic Achievement Program/ACT 101 (C.A.A.P./ACT 101) The Commonwealth Academic Achievement Program/ACT 101 (C.A.A.P./ACT 101) is a state funded program designed to provide academic support services to students who have been identified as meeting financial and academic eligibility requirements. Counseling and tutorial services are available throughout the academic year to program eligible students.

Disability Support Services (ADA/504) Students with disabilities who require information or assistance regarding accessibility,

Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
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