Schedule Planning Guide: Becton College

Submit this form by May 15, 2017

Schedules are prepared in the order in which the Schedule Planning Guides are received. You will receive a copy of your Fall 2017 schedule during Summer Orientation provided your Schedule Planning Guide is received by May 15.

Students submitting their Schedule Planning Guides after May 15 will receive their schedule in the mail after all orientations have concluded.

Please submit this form promptly.

Fall Freshmen Curricula

  • Writing, Reading and Math placements are determined based on a formula using SAT scores and the high school GPA.
  • ALL students will take an English writing course determined by placement.
  • Depending on major requirements and math placements, your second course may be mathematics.
  • If you are not required to take math in the first semester, we will select an additional course for you.
  • You will take a course in a major subject provided math/writing placement permits.
  • Depending on the major you have selected, your remaining courses will be chosen from a speech or ethics course, secondary major requirements, cognate requirements, or general education requirements.
  • You will also be registered for a 1-credit Transitioning to University Life course.

Some students will be required to take READ0098 College Reading. This class requires one hour per week of classroom instruction to supplement reading skills, but carries no college credit and no additional tuition charge.

Student Information

Contact Information

Provide the following information in case we need to contact you.

Last Name:

First Name:

Home Street Address:

Home City, State, Zip:

Student ID:
(can be found on your Admissions Acceptance letter)

Preferred Phone:

Second-choice Phone:

Other Phone:

Preferred E-mail address:

Sports/Athletics Information

Please list the Division III sport(s) you plan to play in the Fall and/or Spring semester.

Fall Sport:

Fall Sport Coach's Name:

Spring Sport:

Spring Sport Coach's Name:

Housing Information

Resident or Commuter:

Living on campus

Commuter

How long is your commute, in minutes, each way:

College Credits and Transcripts

AP and College Credit

If you have any Advanced Placement (AP) credits, CLEP credits or college credits, or passing grades on NYU Language Proficiency Exams earned during high school, please list course names and AP scores/grades earned.

Also, if you have Middle College Courses, please list courses, grades, and semester/year earned.

Transcripts

You MUST send official transcripts to the Office of Admissions in order to have credits evaluated for transfer.

Your fall schedule will not reflect transfer and/or AP credits until the official transcripts/scores have been received by Fairleigh Dickinson University. You will be contacted to make a schedule change, if necessary, once official documents have been reviewed.

Check below to confirm that you have requested transcripts be sent to FDU if applicable.

Other Background Information

Select your preferred credit load:

  • 12-13 credits. The minimum required each semester in order to be considered a full-time student.
  • 15-16 credits. (default) A typical course load the first semester.
  • 18 credits. The maximum allowed with flat-rate tuition.

Off-campus employment

  • I am not working my first semester.
  • My job is related to my major.
  • My job is not related to my major.

Special Considerations

OPTIONAL: List any other special situations or personal circumstances that you want us to know about in scheduling your courses (personal/family commitments, learning challenges, etc):

Selection of Anticipated Major

Majors and concentrations

Please check only ONE major and complete the requested information in that category.

*To select a major with a QUEST option you must have been accepted by the School of Education.




















Note: Audition and department authorization are required to select Theater major.


General Education Requirements

Modern Language Information

If interested in taking a language in your first semester, indicate area of interest:

For your language of interest, indicate how much instruction you had on the high school level (1 year - 4 years) and how well you performed (average grade A - D).

0     1     2     3     4

A     B     C     D     n/a (not applicable)

Please check if you are fluent in a foreign language.

If checked, which language?

Social and Behavioral Sciences -- 3 credits

Rank the following course options 1-7 with #1 indicating your first choice.

Anthropology
1    2    3    4    5    6    7

Communication
1    2    3    4    5    6    7

Criminology
1    2    3    4    5    6    7

Geography
1    2    3    4    5    6    7

Political Science
1    2    3    4    5    6    7

General Psychology
1    2    3    4    5    6    7

Sociology
1    2    3    4    5    6    7

Humanities -- 3 credits

Rank the following course options 1-5 with #1 indicating your first choice.:

Art History
1    2    3    4    5   

Film History
1    2    3    4    5   

History
1    2    3    4    5   

Philosophy
1    2    3    4    5   

Theater History
1    2    3    4    5   

Laboratory Sciences for Non-Science Majors -- 3-4 credits

Rank the following course options 1-3 with #1 indicating your first choice.

Biology
1    2    3   

Chemistry
1    2    3   

Physics
1    2    3   

Creative and Expressive Arts -- 3 credits unless otherwise noted

Rank the following course options 1-9 with #1 indicating your first choice.

Studio Arts
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Ceramics
  • 2-Dimensional Design
  • Art of the Graphic Novel
  • Photography (Students must have their own 35M film camera with manual settings. No digital.)

Computer Graphics
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

  • Creative Imagery with Photoshop
  • Illustrator Graphics and Design

Animation
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

  • Game Design
  • Motion Graphics with After Effects
  • 3-D Computer Modeling
  • Low Poly 3-D Modeling

Theater
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

  • Introduction to Acting (for non-majors)
  • Basic Vocal Technique

Creative Writing (for Non-Majors)
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

Dance
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

  • Begining Dance
  • Basic Tap

Filmmaking
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9


1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9


1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9

Free Elective Credits

Rank the following course options 1-3 with #1 indicating your first choice.

Sign Language (does not fulfill modern language requirement) – 3 credits
1    2    3   

CSCI 1145 Computers and Computing – 3 credits
1    2    3   

Physical Education - 1 credit. Check areas of interest:
1    2    3   

  • personal fitness
  • pilates matte
  • tennis
  • walking/jogging
  • weight training
  • yoga

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