As an Upside-down student, you entered Fairhaven College with a technical degree which will become your 'major' with the expectation that you will complete the liberal arts Core and augment your degrees with some other upper division coursework.In order to help you plan your program so that the combination of your technical degrees and the courses you take at Fairhaven make an integrated whole, the following procedures have been adopted.
For all Upside-down students, the Writing Portfolio and Transition Conference (FAIR 305a) should occur no later than your SECOND QUARTER at Fairhaven. The Transition Conference will focus on providing coherent advising and the development of a plan of study to complete Core work and work to deepen the degree.
As part of the application process, you were asked to provide a statement in articulating what you still have to learn in the area of your degree and how you might imagine using the time at Fairhaven to fulfill both the Core and additional degree expectations.
In preparation for the Transition Conference, you will expand on this admission statement and prepare a proposed plan of study that addresses the following questions.
How are you planning to meet your Core requirements? As an Upside-down student, you are required to take the standard Core sequences to fulfill the liberal arts Core:
You are also required to take the Advanced Seminar (403a) during your last term at Fairhaven College.
The Writing Portfolio & Transition Conference (FAIR 305a) will be used to discuss and approve this plan. Once approved, it should be signed and filed in the student's permanent file.