starting the process.
- Depending on the time of year, it might take a few days or weeks before we areable to schedule an appointment with a prospective student (October/November & March/April are our heavy advising months).
- What to bring:
A list of questions you have, something to write with and on,
Freshmen: AP scores, ACT scores,
Transfer students: Transcripts with course #’s & grades (unofficial ones are fine), syllabi from previous courses may be requested.
- MPE - Math placement is required unless student has passed Intermediate Algebra or above, or has an ACT Math subscore of 19 or above (good for 5 years)
- EPPE - English placement is required unless a student has passed English Composition at another institution
- PPST – required before K-12 students can enter the Teacher Prep Program.
cfam transfer requirements.
- Minimum GPA to transfer into CFAM = 2.25
- To be admitted to the Teacher Prep program (for K-12 students) = 2.5
- To take upper level journalism/broadcasting/speech comm. classes = 2.25
- We will ONLY accept grades of C- or better for transfer credit
maximum hours you may take in your major.
- Fine arts limits the number of credit hours taken in the major to 87,
communication limits it to 45
- Communication limits the # of hours one can take in any one discipline to count towards humanities, social science & natural science requirements
- CFAM does not use MCC Human Relations OR Micro-computer fundamentals courses towards anything but elective credit
- UNO can accept ONLY 96 quarter/64 semester hours from a 2-year school
courses not to take prior to admitting.
Upper level courses in the major – it is best to check with Katie Cameron or Chantel Crockett to see if an upper level (3000/4000 level course) will transfer as a major course.
applying to uno/cfam.
On the UNO undergraduate application:
- Select the College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media
- Choose a major OR the undecided option
- Students interested in Visual Technology (graphic arts, electronic imaging, photography & digital cinema), should select STUDIO ART as their major
ONCE STUDENTS ARE ADMITTED TO CFAM: What to Expect
after you are admitted to uno.
ALL students admitted to CFAM are required to do the following:
- Attend a New Student Orientation session (FALL admits only are required)*
- Take placement exams (if required)*
- Submit immunization records to student health*
- Meet with an adviser to register for classes - group advising for fall semester**, individual advising the remainder of the year
- Audition (Music* & Theatre majors ONLY)
* Must be completed before registering for classes with an adviser
** Although the first advising session for fall is done in groups of up to 8 students,
we are usually available to meet one-on-one, as needed, with our students.
about academic advising
Incoming freshmen and transfer students MUST meet with one of the following advisers:
Michelle Lyles, 402-554-2238, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chantel Asselin Dunn, 402-554-3244, email@example.com
Shellie Harden, 402-554-2177, firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: New students meet with their respective “incoming” adviser two times before moving on to a faculty adviser in their area of study. Students meet with the faculty
adviser for the remainder of their time in CFAM.
Students with advising holds MUST meet with an adviser before registering.
The following students are required to meet with an adviser:
- Incoming students (freshmen & transfers)
- Theatre, broadcasting, journalism & speech comm. majors
- All seniors with 91+ credit hours (required to complete a senior check with the dean’s office)
- Students on probation & coming off suspension - probationary students are required an additional meeting with the dean’s office adviser each semester they are on probation.
college gatherings & meetings.
- 101 SESSIONS - Incoming students for fall semester are highly encouraged to attend these welcome sessions which are designed to acquaint them with their school or department. They will meet faculty, staff & current students and learn about courses, extracurricular activities and a plethora of other useful information.
- HONORS PROGRAM - students admitted to the honors program should meet with a CFAM Honors Program representative to go over guidelines.
- STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS - Various CFAM student organizations meet regularly, on and off campus
UNO prospective page
- MAJORS - Theatre & Music majors have courses that requires them to meet together weekly